A BC-Specific Species and Eco-Systems at Risk Legislation– An Opportunity for Policy Innovation

By Les Kiss, RPF, Vice President, Forestry, Coast Forest Products Association
Coast Forest Products Association
October 20, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

Premier Horgan has tasked Environment Minister George Heyman to develop a new species at risk legislation for British Columbia. Coast Forest Products Association believes this creates an opportunity to generate made-in-BC policies and legislation which will account for the social, environmental and economic interests of British Columbians while managing species at risk. Coastal companies have a long history of science-based, responsible habitat management for species such as the Marbled Murrelet, Northern Goshawk, Grizzly Bear, Vancouver Island Marmot and others.  We operate in a world-class regulatory land use framework that emphasizes habitat management for wildlife, fish biodiversity and species at risk.  

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