Tree Frog Forestry News

Tsain-Ko, BC Timber Sales defend Egmont logging plans

By Sophie Woodrooffe
Coast Reporter
June 27, 2020
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

About 130 people attended a virtual meeting on June 25 about a sweeping logging operation that could start as early as July and clear cut more than 150 hectares in the community of Egmont.  Over the three-hour session, representatives of Tsain-Ko and B.C. Timber Sales addressed at-times heated questions and repeatedly defended their efforts to reduce the size and change the shape and locations of cutblocks, commission environmental studies and seek public input.  …Rick Craig, president of the North Lake Residents’ Association, acknowledged that BCTS and Tsain-Ko had addressed several of their concerns, but described the logging as still having the potential to “leave a lasting legacy that could be very damaging.” 

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