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Political Science Environmental Policy

Policies for Sustainably Managing Canada’s Forests

Tenure, Stumpage Fees, and Forest Practices

by (author) Martin K. Luckert, David Haley & George Hoberg

Publisher
UBC Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2011
Category
Environmental Policy, Environmental Economics, Forestry, Forests & Rainforests, Environmental Conservation & Protection, Sustainable Agriculture, Natural Resources
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9780774820691
    Publish Date
    Sep 2011
    List Price
    $99.00
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780774820660
    Publish Date
    Sep 2011
    List Price
    $95.00
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780774820677
    Publish Date
    Jul 2012
    List Price
    $34.95

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Three quarters of Canada’s forests are under provincial control, so provincial forest policies are crucial to long-term sustainability. By offering an up-to-date comparative scrutiny of forest policies, this book provides forest managers, policy-makers, scholars, and students with the information and concepts to critically examine Canada’s complex forest tenure systems. Looking at tenure, stumpage fees, and other forest practices, the authors assess how well different provincial schemes achieve the goals of sustainable forest management. They identify essential policy attributes that could be used to guide tenure reform, consider barriers that could prevent meaningful change, and offer much-needed practical guidance on overcoming these obstacles.

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George Hoberg is Professor and Head, Department of Forest Resources Management at the University of British Columbia.

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