Botanical Forest Products in British Columbia – An Overview

April 1995


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Table of Contents

Executive summary

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Wild edible mushrooms

Profile of industry in British Columbia
Major edible wild mushrooms harvested in British Columbia

Pine mushroom
Chanterelles
Morels

Proposed regulation for mushroom harvesting

Draft Agroforestry Report, 1993
Pine mushroom task force, 1993

Harvesting in other jurisdiction

Washington State - legislation
U.S. Pacific Northwest - industry data

Floral and greenery products

Profile of industry in British Columbia

Cedar foliage
White pine boughs

Harvesting in other jurisdictions

Medicinal and pharmaceutical products

Profile of industry in British Columbia >

Harvesting in other jurisdictions

Wild berries and fruit

Profile of industry in British Columbia
Harvesting in other jurisdictions

Herb and vegetable products

Profile of industry in British Columbia

Native landscaping plants

Profile of industry in British Columbia
Harvesting in Washington State

Craft products

Profile of industry in British Columbia

Miscellaneous botanical forest products

Honey and byproducts
Syrup
Smoke woods

Resource issues and recommendations

Issues
Sustainability
Multiple forest resource use
Revenue to government
Social and economic factors
Health and safety
Interagency coordination
Recommendations

References


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