BC's Not Sufficiently Restocked Crisis


An abridged version of a background paper prepared for the 2011 Annual Conference of the Western Silvicultural Contractors' Association on February 3, 2011. The area of inadequately restocked or reforested land in British Columbia is larger than at any point in the history of forest management in the province and is estimated to be around nine million hectares, with about half attributable to the mountain pine beetle infestation.