Is a big Renewable Natural resource business that has important products, jobs and environmental concerns. Forestry in Canada. Introductory facts Canada is number 3. . #3. #1. #2. Forestry in Canada. 63% Coniferous 22% Deciduous, 15% Mixed. Deciduous forest. Forestry in Canada.
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Is a big Renewable Natural resource business that has important products, jobs and environmental concerns
63% Coniferous22% Deciduous, 15% Mixed
The “PLAN” is…….
Sustained Yield Forest Management
…… removing trees in such a way so that the forest is able to fully renew itself.
Can often be a battle between
COMPANY and Environment Advocates
1) The Provincial Government tells companies what they must do to be Sustainable.2) The PLAN is to keep environment healthy and make sure the forest grows back. 3) Companies are often much better than the ONCELERS in the LORAX story.
…1 out of 16 jobs in Canada is related to forestry350,000 are directly employed (around 6% of the workforce)
… another 500,000 people work in businesses using or supplying to direct employees
…Its worth a lot of money
Revenue from Forest Products = 80 BILLION DOLLARS
Value of Exports = 40 BILLION DOLLARS
Canada by the Numbers
Pests include, Spruce Budworm, Pine Bark Beetle, and Gypsy Moth. Much money and effort is spent to stop tree losses. Some foresters argue that they remove less trees than what they have saved from pests.
When a Forest Company wants to begin Forestry operations in a new Forest, the Provincial government will decide if they are allowed to or not.Governments will often want to hear from anyone who may be affected by the new business (either positively or negatively)The Format is often “A Town Hall Meeting”
You will need to prepare an 11 sentence Paragraph to participate and explain your opinion.You will need to read this in the class after next class.