Old-growth forest park proclaimed near Prince George
March 17, 2016 - B.C. has a new 11,000-ha. Class A provincial park east of Prince George according to a recent report in The Parksville Qualicum Beach News.
The Ancient Forest/Chun T'oh Wudujut region is being added as a B.C. park and an application is being made to have the park named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The article states that this was a joint project between the provincial government, the Lheidli T'enneh First Nation and the Caledonia Ramblers Hiking Society, designed to protect the area, which has had approximately two thirds of the of the ancient cedar stands in the region logged.
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March 17, 2016 By Andrew Snook
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