Old-Growth Strategy Announcement Only Defers Harvest on 64,000 Hectares of Old-Growth Forests

In September 2020, the Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, Doug Donaldson, released the report, BC’s Old Growth Forest: A Last Stand for Biodiversity, arising from the strategic review of old-growth forests conducted by Al Gorley and Gary Merkel. At the same time, Minister Donaldson announced a new approach to old forests via a news release. Some of the initial actions the government is [...]