This February, So Far, Full of Forest Stewardship Portents and Prodigies

By John Betts
Western Forestry Contractors’ Association
February 17, 2023
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

So far, February has been an interesting month for forestry. Recent forums and announcements have provided more clarity and evidence for the transformation our government intends to forest policy and practice in British Columbia. Our WFCA conference at the beginning of the month anticipated some of this by focusing in part on the threats and opportunities we face in adapting to climate change and reducing the risk of natural disasters. Days after that the joined-at-the-hip Ministry of Forests and Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship held a multi sectoral forum on the implementation of the Old Growth Strategy Review (OGSR) recommendations. Also in this newsletter:

  • Latest Forecasts for Seedling Demand Released by MoF
  • 2022 Low Bid Auction Tree Planting Tenders Defy Inflation

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