Great Bear Rainforest Agreement another step closer to full implementation

Great Bear Rainforest

Five forestry companies and three leading environmental groups have agreed on recommendations for a world-class conservation plan to protect and sustainably manage BC’s Great Bear Rainforest, the largest coastal rainforest in the world.

Established in 2000 and dubbed the Joint Solutions Project (JSP), the collaborative effort has already positively influenced land-use planning and reduced conflict over logging throughout the region.

The latest recommendations would implement ecosystem-based management throughout the region, affecting the scope of future logging along BC’s central and north coasts, while ensuring extensive conservation measures to protect the area’s natural ecology.

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About jensera

Jennifer Harrington is a Toronto-based illustrator, writer and graphic designer. She illustrated the best-selling children’s book series 'A Moose in a Maple Tree,' which includes the titles 'A Moose in a Maple Tree,' 'The Night Before a Canadian Christmas' and 'Canadian Jingle Bells.' She is also the owner of JSH Graphics, a boutique graphic design agency that specializes in print and web advertising. With her latest project, Eco Books 4 Kids, Jennifer has partnered with illustrator Michael Arnott to create a series of ecologically-themed ebooks for children. Her next book, 'Spirit Bear,' is due for release in the Summer of 2013. Jennifer offers two different school presentations for her 'Moose in a Maple Tree' collection, an illustration demonstration and a Christmas concert series, which can be booked at www.amooseinamapletree.com. She will be taking bookings for school readings of 'Spirit Bear' beginning in October 2013.

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