Consultation on Six Mountains

Transition from clearcutting to partial harvests, thinning, wildfire interface predicted

On-line survey with four scenarios must be completed by Dec. 31

Public can now weigh in on future of Municipal Forest Reserve in on-line survey

Its name is a handful — the Coastal Douglas-fir (& Associated Ecosystems) Conservation Partnership.

That would be the outcome of one of four management scenarios posed by UBC

North Cowichan income from carbon credits would overtake revenues from timber harvesting

Carbon credits: ‘a lot of buyers would be willing to pay higher prices’

Have you wondered what’s happened to the consultation process into the future of North Cowichan’s Municipal Forest Reserve?

‘Many community members expressed concern about harvesting practices’

A draft plan for public consultation on future management of the 5,000-hectare Municipal Forest Reserve — also known as the Six Mountains — has highlighted several “challenges” with the process being undertaken by North Cowichan council.

In a few weeks, North Cowichan residents will get their first peek at plans for a public consultation process into the future of the Six Mountains/Municipal Forest Reserve.