Cariboo Regional District and Williams Lake calling for Fire Mitigation Strategy

By Ken Alexander
100 Mile House Free Press
October 13, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

The Cariboo Regional District (CRD) and the City of Williams Lake introduced Resolution LR2 at the recent UBCM Convention that called for changes to the Forest & Range Practices Act, to include regulations that initiate a Fire Mitigation Strategy. Noting he spoke to the resolution from the UBCM floor, CRD chair Al Richmond says there has to be change on how the forests are managed. The resolution would prioritize public safety over other forest management initiatives, including harvesting and reforestation of the affected areas.

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