Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

A Brief But Tortuous History of Forestry in BC.

Wednesday February 13, 2019  12:00pm-1:00pm

The Old Church - Smithers, BC

About this presentation

Let us follow the course of BC forestry, from tie cutting to pellets, from unregulated expansion to regulation, deregulation, and increasing entropy. With particular attention to allowable annual cuts, intensive forestry, political influence, death and transfiguration, and the carbon casino.

About Jim Pojar, Ph.D, Ecologist

Jim Pojar is a forest ecologist mostly retired in Smithers. He worked for the BC Forest Service for 25 years. He is also the co-founder of the BVRC!