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of BC forests harvested yearly 

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of the world’s certified forests are in Canada

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of the world’s certified forests are in BC

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of BC forests  are publicly owned

Ensuring sustainability

BC’s comprehensive forest management laws and regulations are further enhanced by third-party forest certification, with the province having some of the highest rates of certification worldwide—over 50 million hectares.

 

Bednar FII Silviculture work

Forest management

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Tree saplings

Forest certification

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BC Forests Nik West

Carbon + climate

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Veteran Tree Planter

Meet a veteran tree planter and find out why tree planting in BC has been an important part of his life.

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Comparing BC to the World

Learn about Forest Certification and how BC compares internationally.

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British Columbia’s Woodland Caribou

BC laws conserve wildlife habitat and strategies to enhance caribou survival.

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Forest Management in BC

Strong legislation ensures sustainable forest management.

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First Nations Forester Matt Wealick

Technology meets tradition

As the original inhabitants of the place that today we call British Columbia (BC), First Nations are the…

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Foresters surveying the trees with a drone

How technology is aiding BC’s forest industry during challenging times

Forestry, an industry which has been a driving force in the province’s economy for more than 150 years,…

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Government of Canada tackles climate change as a policy priority

The Government of Canada has made tackling climate change a policy priority, most prominently through its Pan-Canadian Framework…

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