BC old growth deferrals called devastating, unacceptable

The Tree Frog Forestry News
November 3, 2021
Category: Today's Takeaway

The BC government’s plan to defer logging in its ‘most-at-risk’ old-growth forests will be devastating to business, drive investment elsewhere; and hurt the value-added sector the most. Other perspectives include: 

In other news, the COP26 Deforestation Pledge: is lauded by Canada’s forest industry; called a losing battle by two US NGOs; is better than the last one in 2014 per WWF. Meanwhile: Northern Pulp secures extension of creditor protection; the Huu-ay-aht First Nation hosts old growth logging summit; and the Oregon timber accord is said to come with more restrictions.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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