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Government Acted Reasonably to Protect Biodiversity on Mount Elphinstone

Victoria – In a report released today, the Forest Practices Board found that the Ministry of Forests’ approval of logging on Mount Elphinstone was reasonable and met Forest Practices Code requirements. The report concludes the investigation of a complaint from two Sunshine Coast residents who were concerned that an approved road and cutblock between Sechelt […]

Forestry Watchdog Says Government Needs to Protect Environmental Resources

Victoria – The Forest Practices Code has produced good results in improving site-specific forest practices, particularly those dealing with roads and cutblocks around the province. But important Forest Practices Code provisions intended to protect wildlife, biodiversity, recreation and scenery have still not been implemented. This is the main message of the 1999 Annual Report of […]