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B.C. promises action on timber supply report

B.C. Minister of Forests, Steve Thomson, says his ministry will be developing an action plan and will have it ready by the end of September to address the recommendations from the Timber Supply Committee's report.

August 17, 2012  By  John Tenpenny

The report, released this morning, made 22 recommendations to deal with the declining supply of timber brought on by the mountain pine beetle infestation, and the need for a sustainable fibre supply for the Burns Lake area.

According to a 250 News article, Thomson says some of the work has already started, including the inventory of timber supply and a review of the annual allowable cut.

Read the full article here.


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