Monthly Archives: June 2011

We need a new vision to manage BC’s forests.

by Steve Mitchell, PhD RPF Associate Professor UBC Faculty of Forestry, Published in the Vancouver Sun, June 22, 2011 The last time there was a broad public dialogue on forest policy in BC was during the Pearse Royal Commission in 1976. Since that time, we have experienced an unprecedented mountain pine beetle epidemic, the Kelowna and Lillooet firestorms, the ‘War … Continue reading

Posted June 23, 2011, by hfhc.


Healthy Forests-Healthy Communities Initiative

The Healthy forests-Healthy communities initiative was initiated to focus on BC’s future forest. Given there is no official vision to guide legislation, regulation, policy and practices regarding the BC forest, a draft vision statement has been produced for discussion, dialogue, debate and revision. The following BC forest vision was created as a draft, circulated for review by 22 professionals with … Continue reading

Posted June 11, 2011, by hfhc.