First Nation near Burns Lake continues fire rehabilitation work

The Forest Enhancement Society of BC has provided 1.25-million to the Cheslatta Carrier Nation to help cover the costs of shipping fire-damaged trees to a pellet plant or bioenergy facility. (Image submitted)

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A B.C. First Nation continues to move ahead with fire rehabilitation work south of Burns Lake following devastating wildfires two years ago.

The Cheslatta Carrier Nation is removing fire damaged trees so that the wood can be used after receiving a $1.25-million grant from the Forest Enhancement Society of B.C which will help their wholly-owned Cheslatta Forest Products cover the costs of shipping the residual fibre to a pellet plant or bio-energy facility.

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Source: Prince George Citizen

 

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