Tree Frog Forestry News

To curtail harvesting in municipal forest would squander resource

By Robert Beard, retired professional forester
The Cowichan Valley Citizen
February 12, 2019
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

NORTH COWICHAN, BC — I am writing to express my concern regarding the cessation of harvesting proposal put forward by the WhereDoWeStand group for the municipal forest reserve. I strongly disagree with their position and proposal. …The municipal forest reserve is an excellent forest management model that needs to be fully understood and appreciated by all members of council! Most importantly, members of council need to find time to personally see and appreciate forest management as it is practiced in the municipal forest reserve. It is particularly important before considering any decision regarding cessation of harvesting, albeit temporary or otherwise, that council fully understand facts related to the municipal forest reserve. 

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