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Wednesday, December 21, 2016 11:30 AM
The Great Bear Rainforest (Forest Management) Act is set to take effect Jan. 1, 2017, following the enactment of regulations that bring the act into force and fulfill government’s commitment to ecosystem-based management in the Great Bear Rainforest.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 1:50 PM
Amendments to forestry legislation introduced today will enhance the effectiveness of BC Timber Sales and allow the transfer of pulpwood agreements to increase fibre supply to pulp mills.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:00 PM
Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minster Steve Thomson has issued the following statement:
Thursday, February 6, 2014 12:30 PM
The province has changed the way it does business to help First Nations and community forest tenure holders sell their timber at fair market price and add to the data that supports timber pricing, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson announced today.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 9:45 AM
Another milestone was reached with environmental groups and forest companies jointly submitting proposals to increase conservation, while maintaining economic activity in the Great Bear Rainforest.
Saturday, September 28, 2013 10:00 AM
BC Timber Sales celebrates its 10th year of operation and its support for economic prosperity in rural communities through safe and sustainable forest management.
Thursday, January 17, 2013 8:45 AM
To increase harvesting activity on the coast, government is exploring the use of new scanner technology for scaling logs, accelerating the auction of an additional 500,000 cubic metres by BC Timber Sales, improving the log-export system and exploring ways to better harvest the timber profile.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 9:30 AM
First Nations students will receive specific training and be better skilled, thanks to a new two-year educational support program that will help ensure they have the opportunity to participate successfully in British Columbia's forest sector.
Friday, February 10, 2012 11:00 AM
Effective immediately, the new allowable annual cut for Tree Farm Licence 6 will be 1,160,000 cubic metres, chief forester Jim Snetsinger announced.
Thursday, July 28, 2011 11:00 AM
Effective immediately, the new allowable annual cut for the Revelstoke timber supply area will be 225,000 cubic metres, chief forester Jim Snetsinger announced today.