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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 12:45 PM
A planning and reconciliation agreement between four member Nations of the Na̲nwaḵolas Council and Western Forest Products Inc. (Western) includes an agreement to defer harvest of approximately 2,500 hectares of ancient, rare and other priority old growth for two years in support of Province’s Old Growth Strategy.
Friday, January 7, 2022 1:00 PM
Supported by funding from the B.C. government and the federal government, the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation approved 14 grants for new and ongoing projects to help restore caribou habitat in British Columbia.
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 4:20 PM
Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, has issued the following statement in support of the Government of Canada’s decision today to challenge the final results of the second administrative review of the U.S. anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders on softwood lumber from Canada:
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 10:50 AM
To help support the recovery of caribou populations, the B.C. government has placed restrictions on the use of snowmobiles in selected areas of the South Peace region that contain crucial caribou habitat.
Thursday, December 16, 2021 11:00 AM
The Province is making progress on the recommendations of the Old Growth Strategic Review Panel in partnership with First Nations, with the vast majority of First Nation rights and title holders having expressed that they want to engage on old-growth management in their territories.
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 3:00 PM
Effective immediately, Diane Nicholls, British Columbia’s chief forester, has set a new allowable annual cut (AAC) level for Tree Farm Licence (TFL) 33.
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 1:30 PM
The Province is immediately providing a $1-million grant to support the Village of Lytton in its economic recovery from the devastation caused by this year’s wildfire.
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:58 PM
Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, has released the following statement in response to Paper Excellence’s announcement of indefinite curtailment of its Catalyst Paper tiskʷat mill at Powell River:
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 2:05 PM
Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation, have issued the following joint statement in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s final determination in its second administrative review regarding countervailing and anti-dumping duties applied to Canada’s softwood lumber exports to the United States:
Thursday, November 18, 2021 10:20 AM
As a result of catastrophic damage to multiple forest service roads attributed to the recent storm events, and the potentially unsafe circumstances that may exist in areas not yet assessed, all forest service roads in the Chilliwack Forest District have been closed until further notice.