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Kalesnikoff proposes agroforestry project

January 27, 2021  By  Ellen Cools

Kalesnikoff Lumber has proposed an agroforestry project on two hectares of their timber tenure on land south of Nelson, B.C.

The agroforestry project would see trees grown in conjunction with food crops.

According to The Nelson Star, the project, called “The Selous in Bloom,” was created by Gerald Cordeiro, a forest development manager at Kalesnikoff. Cordeiro believes the project would create a multi-level, diverse, fire-resistant forest and garden and address food security threats, among other benefits. But, there are some drawbacks such as reducing biodiversity and long-term timber supply.

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