Nanaimo event focuses on the future of forestry

By Nicholas Pescod
Nanaimo News Bulletin
November 7, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

The future of forests and forestry on Vancouver Island will be the main focus of an upcoming open house in Nanaimo. Representatives from Sierra Club B.C. and the Wilderness Committee, a non-profit society dedicated to protecting Canadian wilderness, will be discussing the status of old-growth forests and the forestry industry at an open house at Vancouver Island University on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. …The upcoming event in Nanaimo is one of six stops for the Wilderness Committee and the Sierra Club, who have called their Island campaign the Let’s Talk Forests tour. The organizations have already held presentations in Port Hardy, Campbell River and Duncan and will also stop in Port Alberni and Courtenay. …The open house begins at 7 p.m. at VIU in Building 250, Room 125.

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