The BC Government's consultation process on area based forest tenures can be found at:
A blog where you can post your input can be found at:
From the Website: "Government is committed to broad public engagement on the topic of converting some or a portion of some volume-based forest licences to new or expanded area-based tree farm licences. This is intended to help address the issue of a declining timber supply in B.C.’s Interior caused by the mountain pine beetle. This site is the place for you to learn more about the concept and to provide feedback. Feedback is specifically being gathered on:
- The Government, its agencies and other advisers lack the vision, imagination and ingenuity to consider and develop other options for area based forest management within a legal and institutional framework that will support sustainable forest management in British Columbia.
- Tenure is a private right within the public forest, and the tentacles of enclosure of public forests are already sufficiently strong that only option for consultation is one bound to put control of public forests into the private interest.