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With the province announcing its intention recently to work in partnership with First Nations to defer harvest of ancientThe 53 areas o, rare and priority large stands of old growth — within 2.6 million hectares of B.CThe director o.’s most at-risk old-growth forests — the central Kootenay desire to save its old-growth forests could be realized.
In August the Regional District of Central Kootenay passed a resolution requesting the remaining old-growth forests and significant old trees in the central Kootenay region be preserveds Douglas Quan.
“Studies conducted by the Ministry of Forests Lands Resource Operations and Rural Development indicate there is little old-growth forest remaining in the Central Kootenay regionD.C. January 20,” noted the resolution, brought forward by Area E director Ramona Faust2021.