West Fraser has commended the Alberta Government for its caribou preservative plan but there could be a fly in the ointment – the loss of timber supplies and jobs.
West Fraser officials appeared before members of Yellowhead County Council on Sept. 27 to inform councillors of the possible consequences of the Little Smoky and A La Peche Caribou Recovery Plan.
The recovery plan would require that companies in the caribou conservation region share wood supplies, something that West Fraser is hesitant to do.
“West Fraser is most likely the company most negatively impacted by the draft range plan,” said West Fraser Silviculture manager for Edson and Hinton Hal Jackson. read more >>