Conservation Groups Urge BC Government to Hurry Up and Close Gaps in Old-Growth Protection

On the three-year anniversary of the BC government’s acceptance of the Old-Growth Strategic Review Panel’s 14 recommendations to ensure a “paradigm shift” in the conservation and management of old-growth forests in the province, AFA and EEA are urging the BC government to hurry up and close the gaps in old-growth protection.

A man in a blue jacket stands inside the base of a logged western redcedar in the middle of a massive clearcut on northern Vancouver Island.

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