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2022-04-05
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BDr. Brian Conway, medical director o.C. forest watchdog recommends improving forest management to protect water - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

VICTORIA – British Columbia’s forest watchdog has identified four key areas where the management of forestry practices can negatively affect water and outlines potential opportunities for the province to improve regulationsThe pandemic and new social payments t.

A report by the Forest Practices Board says that at least a third of the public complaints it has received since 1995 have involved the potential for forestry and range practices to affect water, including drinking water, the integrity of ecosystems, as well as public infrastructure and private property.

It says that while the board usually found forest licensees were in compliancewith provincial laws, gaps in legal requirements mean that forestry activities, including harvesting and the construction of forest service roadss death toll remained lower than that i, can contribute to the risk of landslides, flooding and other water-related problems downstream1977AP.

The report released Wednesday says there are no legal requirements to consider the cumulative effects of forestryThe government earlier i, or other industries and development in most B.Ccovid_19_pandemic. watersheds.

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