Monthly Archives: March 2016

Forest Practices Board defines stewardship

In the FPB Bulletin Volume-17-Stewardship-A-FPB-Perspective the term stewardship is defined for their use.  The question for those concerned about BC forests is “Is this definition being applied in your local forest?”  The definition provides a good test to use in evaluating existing practices and future plans for local forests.  Let us know what you think.

Posted March 28, 2016, by hfhc.


Can we afford to be fickle about our forests?

Press – Peter Ewart posted an article in 250 News that should make all British Columbians think about our forests and their value to us.  The article can be accessed at http://www.250news.com/2016/03/16/can-we-afford-to-be-fickle-about-our-forests/

Posted March 21, 2016, by hfhc.


UBCM Forest Policy Decision-making Survey

The UBCM rpt-Forest_Policy_Decision-making survey reports 85 per cent of 66 community respondents reported experiences of inadequate community consultation or engagement by tenure holders regarding forestry decisions. This confirms the views of communities heard during the HFHC dialogue in 2011-2013. “The survey results reconfirm what previous reports have already concluded: forest policy decisions need to be made in an open and … Continue reading

Posted March 14, 2016, by hfhc.