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Comparative Revenue Projections for the Four Scenarios

UBC Scenario Presentation and Supporting Slides

Remember, awhile back, the UBC carbon report? Remember it sounded too good to be true? Well, it’s true; UBC has confirmed: through selling carbons credits, in 30 years, we can generate more revenue not logging than by logging. And we can sell to whomever we want, such as local municipalities and small businesses:

Total projected revenue from carbon and logging over 30 years

status quo: $31,393,881

reduced harvest: $30,767,478

active conservation: $35,130,987

passive conservation: $39,625,012

In the next 30 years, as far as volume, the forests could double in size. So, while we make money, protecting an irreplaceable asset, at the same time, this asset is growing financially more valuable. How much more valuable?

CHART 2: This chart shows the forest growth in carbon offsets for the Active Conservation Scenario - showing that the forest almost doubles in size over the 30 year time period.

CHART 3: UBC Supporting slide: Harvesting Revenue

CHART 4: UBC Supporting slide: Carbon Offset Revenue

NOTE: The information related to harvesting & carbon revenue, the logging maps, social and ecological indicators are sourced from the UBC Forestry slide presentation to Council.
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