Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

Forest improvement projects receive almost $3.4 million

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Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

Forest improvement projects receive almost $3.4 million

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Media Relations
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
250 356-7506
Steve Kozuki
Executive Director
Forest Enhancement Society of B.C.
skozuki@fesbc.ca
778 765-0938
Media Contacts
Media Relations
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
250 356-7506
Steve Kozuki
Executive Director
Forest Enhancement Society of B.C.
skozuki@fesbc.ca
778 765-0938

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Funding of almost $3.4M supports forest enhancement projects

The Forest Enhancement Society of British Columbia has approved the allocation of approximately $3.4 million to support eight projects aimed at improving low-value forests or damaged forests.

Funding for these projects will be distributed as follows:

  • $1 million to the Cheslatta Carrier Nation for the rehabilitation of forests heavily damaged by wildfires (Burns Lake)
  • $250,000 to the Cheslatta Carrier Nation for the rehabilitation of forests moderately damaged by wildfires (Burns Lake)
  • $450,000 to the Coast Mountains Natural Resource District to increase spacing and growth rates in second-growth stands (Terrace)
  • $202,027 to Terrace Community Forest LLP for the implementation of silviculture strategy and treatments (Terrace)
  • $352,335 to Norbord Inc. to recover wood fibre from low-value stands for the manufacture of oriented strand board (100 Mile House)
  • $537,897 to Taan Forest Products for the restoration of riparian areas (Haida Gwaii)
  • $450,000 to Taan Forest Products for tree spacing and pruning (Haida Gwaii)
  • $150,000 to Taan Forest Products for fertilization (Haida Gwaii)

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