Monthly Archives: October 2017

Forest management and CO2 emissions mitigation

The Canadian Forestry Service climate change researchers have evaluated several potential  Forest management strategies-CO2 emissions mitigation The article provides ideas related to full utilization of forest fibre, community diversification and emissions reduction but some actions may not be currently practical or economic in BC. 

Posted October 30, 2017, by hfhc.


BC Forest Discovery Centre video

Take a look at this video describing the plan for expanding the BC Forest Discovery Centre in Duncan https://youtu.be/9nnSpsIGaPIat We need more of these exhibits across BC

Posted October 20, 2017, by hfhc.


Forest industry statistics

The Truck Loggers Magazine has a useful article http://www.tla.ca/sites/default/files/tlbc_fall_2017_fnl_lores.pdf (page 32) regarding forest industry job statistics.

Posted October 13, 2017, by hfhc.


Building confidence in forest management-Professional Reliance

Implementation of the  2005 Professional Reliance model has not generated the desired public confidence in BC forest management decision-making.  Communities and concerned citizens are demanding more assurance BC forests are being managed for long-term sustainability and to meet community needs. Building public confidence-Professional Reliance is one of 3 opinion papers being posted that are directed at improving public consultation and engagement. 

Posted October 9, 2017, by hfhc.


Building public confidence in forest management-consultation

The lack of adequate community consultation in forest management decision-making is eroding public confidence.  Communities and concerned citizens are demanding more opportunity for input and influence. Building Public confidence-Community consultation is one of 3 opinion papers being posted that are directed at improving public consultation and engagement. 

Posted October 2, 2017, by hfhc.