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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.

Provincial Systems Fail to Protect Threatened Species

VICTORIA – The Forest Practices Board has found that there is a systemic failure in government policy to protect threatened species such as marbled murrelets on crown forest lands. The findings were released as the close of a board investigation of a 1999 complaint concerning logging approvals in the Brand Valley on south-western Vancouver Island, […]

Holt appointed to Forest Practices Board

VICTORIA – Nelson consultant Rachel Holt has been appointed to the Forest Practices Board. Holt is a professional biologist and the owner of a small consulting company based in Nelson, British Columbia. She has worked to develop approaches for ecosystem-based management in the coastal temperate rainforest, managing endangered species, and environmental risk assessment for Queen […]