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Endangered Plants at Risk from Logging

No further logging approvals should be awarded in the coastal Douglas fir ecosystem on Southeast Vancouver Island until site assessments for endangered plants are completed, the Forest Practices Board recommended today.

Logging debris poses fire risk, complaint reveals

VICTORIA – Decked timber and logging debris in the Shovel Lake Wildfire made firefighting more difficult, according to a complaint investigation report. A member of a wildfire response team complained to the board in 2018 after seeing large amounts of logs and debris on the ground. He was concerned the material contributed to the spread […]

Logging road put caribou at risk

A Forest Practices Board special investigation has found that the approval of a logging road by the Ministry of Forests did not adequately consider risks to a vulnerable caribou herd.