The BC Government and forest industry response to the forest sector changes and economic conditions over the last 15 years has resulted in a major reduction in adequately delivering research for long-term forest stewardship of BC forests. The rationale for a new model is presented in Need for a new research model. A new forest research infrastructure model (1) outlines a proposed framework for a cooperative and collaborative model.
Latest NewsWill 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?Moving toward community resiliency-recommended strategic actions
Using the progress in implementing the recommendations from the Healthy Forests-Healthy Communities Initiative dialogue, Moving toward community resiliency-specific actions identifies steps by Government, industry and communities that can be taken immediately to move along paths to long-term forest stewardship and community resiliency.