Opinion: Tree crimes and misdemeanours: How B.C.’s forests have become flashpoints for poachers and protesters alike

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Lyndsie Bourgon is the author of Tree Thieves: Crime and Survival in North America’s Woods.Last spring, cedar and Douglas fir trees were disappearing at an alarming rate from forests on Vancouver Island and the lush rainforests of British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast. The trees – some of them standing within the bounds of city or town…

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