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BC's New Forest Practices Code: Part One: The Code Itself

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An update on B.C.'s new Forest Practices Code, the toughest environmental standards for logging in all of Canada, and Forest Renewal B.C., which has a plan to re-employ forest workers who lose their jobs due to reductions in the allowable cut. The new Code, its background, funding and intent are described with comments from forest managers, industry and members of the public. Note: The new Code, Forest Renewal and Watershed Restoration are the most major and far-reaching land use initiatives ever undertaken in Canada. WestLand will continue to update viewers on the phasing in of these enormous initiatives and the effect on overall sustainability in B.C.

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