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Invasive Plants a Threat to B.C. Ecosystems

VICTORIA – Non-native, invasive plants, such as broom and knapweed, pose a growing threat to the native ecosystems in the province, according to a Forest Practices Board special report released today. The report states that progress toward co-ordination of invasive plant control has been made in recent years, but much more needs to be done […]

Grazing cattle harm water bodies

A Forest Practices Board study of the impacts of cattle grazing near lakes, streams and wetlands in B.C. has found some range practices that could harm fish habitat, wildlife habitat and water quality.