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Sustainability 

 

Did you know Canada is a world leader in 

sustainable forest management?


 93% of Canada's forests are publicly owned. 

This provides assurance that companies 

operating on these lands are bound by:


- Comprehensive legislation and enforcement 

- 20-25 year forest management plans 

- Rolling 5 year development plans and
site specific annual operational plans

- Forest management plans subject to public review 



- Deforestation rate in Canada is almost zero (0.02%)

- Has close to 90% of the original forest cover, with a thriving forest products industry

- More than 31 million hectares of protected forests

Less than 1% is harvested annually (including in the boreal forest)

- More than 75% of the protected forest and other wooded land are considered strictly protected where no logging or extraction is allowed

- By law all harvested areas must be replanted  

- Although 85% of regeneration occurs naturally, 500,000,000 trees are planted annually


An independent third party report concluded that Canada has:

- A world leading environmental protection system relating to forestry practices 

- A forestry policy and regulatory regime that is stringent and non-discretionary 

- Enforcement measures that are some of the most advanced in the world 

- With respect to critical issues such as illegal logging, Canada has the best controls and is the best country in the world to source your wood from


If you would like to know more about the benefits of using BC wood please contact CarlWood

 

Learn about sustainable forest management



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