Cariboo Regional District board highlights Williams Lake Tribune

Williams Lake Tribune
November 19, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

Experts estimated the timber losses from the summer’s wildfires at close to one year of the Provincial Annual Allowable Cut and up to six to 10 years of the ACC in Cariboo management units this week. Jeff Mycock, chief forester for BC Operations of West Fraser Mills Ltd., and Tom Hoffman, manager at Tolko Industries Ltd. spoke to the Cariboo Regional District Board at a meeting last week on the timber losses suffered. They also spoke about the potential impacts of these losses. Other estimates indicate hat approximately 24 per cent of the burned timber in the Cariboo can be salvaged. This was just one of the highlights from the CRD meetings this week.

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