Climate Change and Our Forests

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Learn how climate change is affecting our forests and how our forests and the wood products we produce from our forests hold the key to mitigating the effects of climate change.

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Climate Change and Our Forests

  1. 1. CLICK HERE to visit the Climate Change Website To play the audio again, click on the sound icon
  2. 2. Climate change is a natural process. CLICK HERE to visit the Climate Change Website Slide 2 To play the audio again, click on the sound icon
  3. 3. Human activity contributes to rapid climate change. CLICK HERE to visit the Climate Change Website Slide 3 To play the audio again, click on the sound icon
  4. 4. CLICK HERE to visit the Climate Change Website Slide 4 To play the audio again, click on the sound icon
  5. 5. CLICK HERE to visit the Climate Change Website Slide 5 To play the audio again, click on the sound icon
  6. 6. Rapid climate change will: • Make our forests more vulnerable to insects and disease. • Create more wildfires and storms. CLICK HERE to visit the Climate Change Website Slide 6 To play the audio again, click on the sound icon
  7. 7. Frequent tending and fertilizing helps our forests grow more quickly. Removing dead trees can reduce the threat of wildfires, insects and disease. CLICK HERE to visit the Climate Change Website Slide 7 To play the audio again, click on the sound icon
  8. 8. B.C. has 60 million hectares of trees. Canada has 10% of the world’s forests. We harvest less than one percent of our trees each year. We plant half a billion trees each year. CLICK HERE to visit the Climate Change Website Slide 8 To play the audio again, click on the sound icon
  9. 9. To increase carbon storage: • Reduce the amount of forests that are not replanted once harvested. • Plant trees where they don’t presently grow. CLICK HERE to visit the Climate Change Website Slide 9 To play the audio again, click on the sound icon
  10. 10. Wood stores carbon for decades. Wood is renewable, recyclable and biodegradable. Wood uses the energy of the sun to grow. CLICK HERE to visit the Climate Change Website Slide 10 To play the audio again, click on the sound icon
  11. 11. CLICK HERE to visit the Climate Change Website Slide 11 To play the audio again, click on the sound icon
  12. 12. CLICK HERE to visit the Climate Change Website Slide 12 To play the audio again, click on the sound icon
  13. 13. CLICK HERE to visit the Climate Change Website Slide 13 To play the audio again, click on the sound icon
  14. 14. Adapting to climate change CLICK HERE to visit the Climate Change Website Slide 14 To play the audio again, click on the sound icon
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