Category: Long-term stewardship

Will BC Government commit to wildfire adaptation strategies?

BC Government track record in dealing with catastrophic events is consistent with those of other world jurisdictions but short-term focused.  BC commitments to developing and supporting adaptation strategies are outlined in Wildfire adaptive management actions This information is relevant to 2017 wildfire season reviews being conducted.  Will Government listen?

Posted December 28, 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.


BC Forest Management Process

A graphic description of the forest-management-process is presented to provide basic information for those wanting to learn about the management of BC Forests

Posted November 10, 2016, by hfhc.


First Nations and industry working together

Success story video  http://interfor.com/responsibility/community (Building value for communities video) – Homalco First Nation is working with forest companies and a wilderness resort to integrate forest management with tourism businesses.

Posted May 5, 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.