Pete was pragmatic man who could always see a solution on the ground, through the foggy, chaotic melieu that land use planning can be in British Columbia. He was a master of finding compromises and building consensus.
Climate change is already influencing, and will continue to influence, agricultural pest dynamics and their impacts on agricultural production.
Tree use statistics for production and conservation on BC Farms from the 2016 Census of Agriculture. Area planted to tree fruits and shelterbelts increasing. Forest product sales from farms up over 40%. Christmas tree plantings down, number of maple taps is up.
The new regulations governing tree planting in BC’s Agricultural Land Reserve finds the right balance between conservation and food security.
The BC Agroforestry Industry Development Initiative archives have moved.