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Forest Practices Board Welcomes Identified Wildlife Management Strategy and Calls for Implementation of Other Code Measures to Protect Wildlife and Biodiversity
Victoria – BC’s independent watchdog for sound forest practices welcomes the government’s announcement of the Identified Wildlife Management Strategy. “The Identified Wildlife Management Strategy is one of the important pieces of the Forest Practices Code that we had identified as missing. The government’s announcement is a step in the right direction,” said Forest Practices Board […]
Faster action, incentives needed to protect marbled murrelet habitat
A Forest Practices Board special report released today says potential habitat for threatened species is being lost to forest development while the process for defining habitat areas drags on.
Appeal decision overturns logging in seabird habitat
VICTORIA – On Nov. 20, the Forest Appeals Commission struck down the Ministry of Forests’ approval of five cutblocks in the Queen Charlotte Islands. The decision keeps alive important options to conserve the old-growth habitat critical for the survival of the marbled murrelet, a threatened species. This area was the primary focus of wildlife inventories […]