Bitter Harvest

A pine beetle infestation is ravaging B.C. forests. Evidence points to climate change as the catalyst.
By John Cathro and Paul Webster

As boom towns go, Quesnel, a quiet community of 11,000 in central British Columbia, can lean on it’s history. It first made its mark during the Cariboo gold rush back in 1862. After the gold thinned out, the lumber industry moved in. Now, Quesnel has another boom on its hands…Read the full article as a pdf