The B.C. government is not adequately keeping track of its inventory of timber lands, according to NDP Leader Adrian Dix. And that means the province is putting off some tough decisions, he says, on managing what’s left of pine-beetle-ravaged forests.
B.C.'s efforts not enough to halt forestry declines
B.C. auditor general John Doyle said in a report released Thursday that the province is ill-prepared to manage the province's beetle-ravaged forests, which are heading toward a long-term decline in both value and diversity.
Charest announces conservation plan for Quebec's north
MONTREAL - Quebec will turn 20% of its vast northern territory into internationally recognized protected areas, a plan Premier Jean Charest said is one of the largest conservation projects in the world.
Forest industry appreciates Prime Minister's promotion of Canadian lumber exports to China
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased that Prime Minister Stephen Harper has highlighted the exceptional growth of Canadian lumber exports to China. The industry recognizes the important partnership role the fe