Urban Forest Management Plan Released

In January 2017 the Town hired a Consultant, Kilgour & Associates Limited, to produce an Urban Forestry Master Plan for $34,980. Since then, the consultant has conducted a survey and has been working on specifying what it would take to achieve the specified goals. They have now released their Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP) for public comment.  On 23 July 2018, they plan to make a presentation and submit it to Council. Public comments will be accepted up to 8 August  – see below for details. They would like approval from Council on 13 August. The goals of the plan were spelled out earlier – basically the idea is to provide a guide as to how trees on Public and Private… Read complete articleUrban Forest Management Plan Released