Canadian Forest Service Publications

The State of Canada’s Forests 2002-2003: Looking ahead. 2003. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Headquarters, Policy, Planning and International Affairs Branch, Ottawa. 96 p.

Year: 2003

Issued by: National Capital Region

Catalog ID: 22838

Language: English

Series: State of Canada's Forests (CFS)

Availability: Order paper copy (free), PDF (download)

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Abstract

All Canadians have a stake in the future of our country's forests. After all, forests cover nearly half of the Canadian landscape and are a dominant feature of our economy, culture, traditions and history. Increasing public interest in forest practices, global demand for wood, interest in non-timber benefits, forest certification, market pressures, biodiversity conservation and climate change are all impacting on the long-term management and use of our forests. This year's report looks at some of these challenges and issues and how they will likely change the forest landscape in the future.

Also available under the title:
L’État des forêts au Canada 2002-2003 (French)