National Forest Week Highlights Sustainable Management

The BC organization promoting National Forest Week (September 24-30) says it is a time for British Columbians to reflect on and learn more about the importance of forests to the province’s history, communities, and economy.

“Outdoor recreation plays a large role in the lifestyles of many British Columbians and forests are a critical part of that. But with an increasingly urban population, many people may not realize that forests are much more than a collection of scenic trees where we hike, bike, and take pictures,” said Bill Bourgeois, PhD, RPF(Ret) and executive director of the National Forest Week BC Coalition. read more >>