In the news: Conservationists hopeful about forest management plans

Conservationists are lauding the province for withdrawing the central Newfoundland forest management plan from the environmental assessment process.

“We see it as a good news story, or a lukewarm one anyway,” said Ian Goudie of Canada Parks and Wilderness Society-Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter (CPAWS).

The withdrawal of the five-year operating plan for forest management districts 10, 11, 12 and 13  includes Abitibi lands.

Read The Telegram’s complete story.