BC created a doomed monoculture of pine. We’re re-growing a lot of the same.
Monocultures, or tracts of trees of a similar species and age, appear to be behind a lot of the problems now confronting the province’s interior forests. And it will take a great deal of ingenuity and perseverance to find creative ways out of the mess we’ve made.
Ben Parfitt/The Tyee/2005-09-05/Sowing More Devastation