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.
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