bcs coastal douglas fir zone needs protection now

BC’s Coastal Douglas-fir zone needs protection now

Since colonization, BC’s forests have been over-exploited, primarily due to a legacy of old growth liquidation policies. Such policies, established in the first half of the 20th century, enshrined an unsustainable rate of cut inhibiting development of mature forest characteristics and perpetuating an economic imperative to replace “over-mature, decadent and diseased” old growth with “thrifty” tree…



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