Revitalizing the Forest Economy
Government is acting to revitalize British Columbia’s number one industry by taking a
fundamentally different approach to forestry regulation.
The plan for opening up a revitalized forest industry is part of the new BC
Heartlands Economic Strategy to create more jobs and spinoff benefits for
A brighter future for B.C.’s forest economy hinges on legislation and policy
reforms designed to open up new opportunities for British Columbians, get the most
value out of every tree cut, and set a fair price for public forest resources.
Streamlining amendments have already come into effect to ease the regulatory burden
of the Forest Practices Code, while maintaining high environmental standards, and guide
the transition to implementation of the Forest and Range Practices
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The Forestry Revitalization Plan outlines the
actions and expected benefits from forest policy reforms being made to help revitalize
Ministry of Forests
PO Box 9529, Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, B.C. V8W 9C3