Forest Rehab? – Updated 4/23

Further to a December post regarding the mountain pine beetle epidemic here, a confidential new report warns of “economic and social havoc on communities in British Columbia’s Interior (could) cost the region thousands of jobs in the coming years.  The report says the Prince George, Quesnel, Williams Lake and Lakes timber-supply areas in north-central BC are all expected to have sufficient quantities of timber until 2020.  But without a mitigation plan, timber supplies could drop between 32 per cent and 67 per cent in those areas from their pre-beetle levels.”
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Timber Supply Shortages RevealedQuesnel Cariboo Observer
Copy of Mid-Term-Timber-Supply-Report

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