BC Loggers Aim to Transition Away from Harvesting Old Growth — but It Could Take 90 Years

David Elstone knows how majestic a towering Douglas fir can be.

The longtime forester grew up near UBC’s Endowment Lands, enthralled by the mix of evergreen and deciduous trees that make up Pacific Spirit Regional Park.

“The big trees evoke an emotional response and it’s pretty amazing,” said Elstone, who spent his high school years in environmental clubs, learning as much about the woods as he could. read more >>