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Reforestation in the Douglas-fir Subzone: Are Reforestation Choices Meeting Objectives?

Forestry licensees and BC Timber Sales (BCTS) have a legal obligation under the Forest and Range Practices Act (FRPA) to regrow stands of trees after logging. Reforestation efforts must result in successful regeneration of trees and growth to healthy maturity. This is important both to ensure a sustainable flow of economically valuable timber into the […]

Mountain Pine Beetle Report Finds Good Reforestation Efforts

VICTORIA – The reforestation of areas most heavily affected by B.C.’s mountain pine beetle infestation is as prompt, or quicker, than in areas not affected, or affected to a lesser degree, according to a report released today by the Forest Practices Board. “The board views this as a commendable achievement,” said board chair Bruce Fraser. […]

Forest companies get high marks for reforestation

VICTORIA – Forest companies in British Columbia are continuing to do a good job at planting and tending new forests in logged areas, the Forest Practices Board reported today. The board’s special report is an update to a previous 2003 board study on reforestation of B.C.’s public lands. Following the logging of public land, forest […]