Globally significant landmark agreement reached

February 1, 2016

VANCOUVER First Nations, environmental groups and coastal forest industry representatives joined the Province today to celebrate achieving ecosystem-based management in the Great Bear Rainforest.

The Great Bear Rainforest was established through land-use decisions announced in 2006. This globally unique area covers 6.4 million hectares on British Columbia۪s north and central coast, and is home to 26 separate First Nations. Ecosystem-based management in the area is defined as concurrent achievement of high levels of ecological integrity and high levels of human well-being.

For more information:
Great Bear Rainforest information on naturally:wood