Forest Review Update - Nov 21, 2019

The Municipality of North Cowichan has awarded a contract for forestry public engagement to Vancouver based company, Lees and Associates.

This is an extract from the North Cowichan Press Release:

Mayor, Al Siebring, noted that “In winter 2018, Council began hearing from citizens interested in the Municipality's activities within the reserve. As a result of this interest, Council asked for a review of North Cowichan's forestry operations and curtailed harvesting until such time as an interim and long-term forestry management plan could be implemented.”

The North Cowichan 3rd Quarter Financial Statements do not support the "curtailed harvesting" statement. 2019 is shaping up to be a near-record year for logging profits and we have no indication yet of the logging plans for 2020.

View photos and video of 2018 and 2019 harvesting.

View North Cowichan 3rd Qtr Financials


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