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New cut level set for Prince George Timber Supply Area

October 11, 2017 VICTORIA – Effective immediately, the new allowable annual cut (AAC) for the Prince George Timber Supply Area (TSA) is set at 8,350,000 cubic metres per year for the first five years, and 7,350,000 cubic metres for the following five years, chief forester Diane Nicholls announced today. The new cut level includes three partitions: […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 201711 Views

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Discussions on the future of global responsible forestry under way at FSC General Assembly

October 11, 2017 800 delegates from more than 80 countries at event until October 13 Vancouver, British Columbia – October 10, 2017 – A broad range of vital topics that will have a profound impact on the future of responsible forestry was discussed by delegates attending the second day of the triennial global General Assembly of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 20179 Views

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FSC: Promoters of global responsible forestry gather in Vancouver

800 FSC members to discuss important economic, social and environmental issues related to forest management VANCOUVER, Oct. 8, 2017  – Setting the course for the next three years of global responsible forest management, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) today begins its week-long triennial General Assembly in Vancouver. Approximately 800 members from over 80 countries are expected to gather at the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 10, 201723 Views

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B.C. woodlot licensees receive minister’s awards

October 03, 2017 VICTORIA – The Province is recognizing three woodlot licensees for innovation and excellence in woodlot management. Craig and Leanna Mann, managers of Woodlot 1595; R. & K. Woodlot Ltd., managed by Keith Granbois and Ridley Wilson; and the Omineca Ski Club, managed by Sean Broadworth, RPF; have each been presented with the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 201721 Views

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The future of Canada’s forests – Prince George Citizen

It’s hard to imagine a landscape that touches Canadians in as many diverse, important ways as our forests do. It’s equally difficult to think of another landscape that requires as much complex management. I recently participated in a briefing session of assistant deputy ministers involved in forests across Canada, and I can attest that the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 20177 Views

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NAFA: Are All Forest Certification Systems Equal?

INTRODUCTION Forest certification is a private, non-governmental, market-based mechanism voluntarily adopted by a forest company and audited by an independent third party against a set of forest management standards. Certification to these standards results in the company receiving an eco-label that is used on its products to indicate to consumers that the product they are […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 20176 Views

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Statement: Minister Carr Marks National Forest Week

Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, issued the following statement today, to mark National Forest Week: Every September, Canadians celebrate our shared forest heritage and recognize the importance of this valuable, renewable resource through National Forest Week. This year’s celebration, under the theme “Our Stories, Our Future: Celebrating Canada’s Forests”, will be enjoyed by many […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 20177 Views

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Job seekers and students: Campbell River Forestry Employment Expo set for Sept. 29

Interested in a career in forestry? Mark your calendar for Sept. 29, when Campbell River will host its first Forestry Employment Expo. Sept. 24 to 30 is National Forestry Week, and the North Island Employment Foundations Society and the City of Campbell River Forestry Task Force are joining forces to highlight forestry careers and the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 201749 Views

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New allowable annual cut set for Cranbrook Timber Supply Area

August 24, 2017 VICTORIA – Effective immediately, the new allowable annual cut for the Cranbrook Timber Supply Area (TSA) is set at 808,000 cubic metres, chief forester Diane Nicholls announced today. The new cut level is a 10.6% decrease from the current allowable annual cut of 904,000 cubic metres set in 2008. Several factors have contributed […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 201755 Views

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New allowable annual cut level set for portion of Pacific TSA

August 10, 2017 VICTORIA – Effective immediately, the allowable annual cut for the portion of the Pacific Timber Supply Area (TSA) outside of the Great Bear Rainforest is 803,300 cubic metres, chief forester Diane Nicholls announced today. It is the first allowable annual cut determination by the chief forester for this portion of the Pacific […]

by pmnationtalk on August 10, 201773 Views

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