Forest, Fibre, Future

Links below to three interesting opinion pieces in The Vancouver Sun this morning offer viewpoints from some of the many different stakeholders – not limited to only the lumber industry – in how forest stewardship should be administered and managed.  As public meetings of the Special Committee on Timber Supply drew to a close last week, presentations from the industry’s largest producers demonstrated a commitment to sustainability, suggesting our “restored reputation” is at stake.  At the same time, guarding fibre supply for all remains a concern as expressed especially by the province’s smaller, independent mills.  The committee’s report is due August 15th.

Forest sustainability is essential

Here’s what B.C. needs to do to save forestry

Professional foresters are key to stewardship

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