BC FORESTRY

TJ Watt

Not All Is Well In B.C.'s Woods

It might surprise you to learn that there is a place just a few hours from Victoria, B.C. that is home to Canada's version of the American redwoods. And it may come as more of surprise to learn that its days could now be numbered unless something is done to finally protect it.
Alamy

Pine Beetles' Move Up Threatens Western Forests: Study

Scientists behind a new study say a warming world has not only made it easier for the mountain pine beetle to invade new and defenseless ecosystems, but also to better withstand winter weather that is milder and erupt in large outbreaks capable of killing entire stands of trees, no matter their composition.
alamy

Two Presumed Dead In B.C. Mill Explosion

Two people are unaccounted for after a fire and explosion tore through a sawmill east of Burns Lake, B.C., on Friday, officials confirmed. In a written statement released Saturday by the Burns Lake N...