Conservation and Trapping Science

Fishers: Logging continuing to impact Fisher habitat in B.C.
May 10, 2021 10:30 ET

It is time for the province to strengthen its approach to fisher habitat management said the chair of B.C.’s independent watchdog for sound forest and range practices, after a recently published investigation found the fur-bearing mammal is at risk of decline southwest of Prince George.

An investigation by the Forest Practices Board was launched in May 2019 after a trapper near Bobtail Mountain Provincial Park denounced three cutblocks proposed by Canfor within the traditional territories of the Nazko, Lheidlli T’enneh and Saik’uz First Nations.

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