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217000-hectare deal near Prince George creates B.C.’s largest First Nations woodland – Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News

Jul. 19, 2022

Lheidli T’enneh First Nation license will see greater forest stewardship benefits and harvesting rights

A Prince George area First Nation has reached an agreement with the B.C. government, which marks the largest First Nation Woodland Licence in B.C. history.

The Lheidli T’enneh First Nation will have exclusive timber harvesting rights to an estimated 217,312 hectares within the Nation’s territories east of Prince George, on both the north and south sides of the Highway 16 corridor, known as FNWL N2E.

Read More: https://www.westerlynews.ca/business/217000-hectare-deal-near-prince-george-creates-b-c-s-largest-first-nations-woodland/

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