B.C. defers logging in additional 1.7 million hectares of at-risk old growth

A dog walker next to a Grand Fir tree, (left), at Francis/King Regional Park in Saanich, B.C., on May 26, 2016. British Columbia's forests minister says the province has worked with First Nations to defer almost 1.7 million additional hectares of at-risk old-growth forests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito A dog walker next to a Grand Fir tree, (left), at Francis/King Regional Park in Saanich, B.C., on May 26, 2016. British Columbia's forests minister says the province has worked with First Nations to defer almost 1.7 million additional hectares of at-risk old-growth forests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

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