A Vanishing Heritage: The Loss of Ancient Red Cedar from Canada's Rainforests cover

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Western red cedar (Thuja plicata) is profoundly important to coastal aboriginal people and the coastal temperate forest ecosystem. This report revealed that in twenty forest management areas on the B.C. coast, a much greater amount of red cedar is being logged than its proportion within the forest inventory. This report examines the extent to which red cedar is being logged on the B.C. coast, and looks at what will happen if current practices continue.