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Election 2020: NDP make paradigm shift in old growth forest management

By Fran Yanor, The Rocky Mountain Goat, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Yesterday, John Horgan committed an NDP government to enacting independent review recommendations calling  for a ‘paradigm shift’ in old growth forest management, including legislation to make ecosystem health and biodiversity an overarching, all-sector priority.

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only 3% of BC’s old growth forest is highly productive mammoth trees.

By Zoë Ducklow, North Island Gazette, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Picture an old growth forest. You probably imagine towering, six-foot-wide trees carrying layers of silvery lichen and emerald moss. But according to a report recently released by three B.C. scientists, only 3% of BC’s old growth forest is comprised of these highly productive mammoth trees.

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