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MLA Promises Immediate Actions For Old Growth Forests – After The Review

By Carl Meyer, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A British Columbia legislator says the province’s anticipated strategic review of old-growth forest management is coming by late summer or early fall, and will include “immediate actions.”

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Day 5: Will BC Protect Old Growth Forests?

Two Nanaimo men are demanding the province take action. It has been three years since BC’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change was given his mandate letter to “Enact an endangered species law and harmonize other laws to ensure they are all working towards the goal of protecting our beautiful province.” Their political ally, the Green party, is “calling on the BC NDP government to implement a moratorium on all high risk old-growth ecosystems across the province, while a strategy for science-based old growth management is developed.” Will the NDP Government protect Old Growth forests?

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