1994 Legislative Session: 3rd Session, 35th Parliament
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MS. SUE HAMMELL
WHEREAS the preservation and conservation of heritage property in the province of British Columbia is an important public good which affirms the rich history of the province;
WHEREAS the government of British Columbia recognizes the importance of reforestation of logged-off land in the province;
AND WHEREAS the inaugural plantation at Green Timbers represents the first forest plantation in the history of British Columbia;
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:
1 This Act may be cited as the "Green Timbers Heritage Act".
2 For the purposes of this Act "Inaugural Plantation" refers to that area of land outlined in Schedule 1, and the trees and other vegetation contained in that area.
3 The Inaugural Plantation at Green Timbers is hereby designated a Provincial heritage site under section 4. (1) (a) of the Heritage Conservation Act.
4 This Act comes into force by regulation of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.
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The inaugural plantation ceremony, which took place on March 15th, 1930, symbolized the government's commitment to replanting logged-off land. This Act, which recognizes the important provincial heritage of the inaugural plantation by designating it a heritage site, reaffirms the government's continuing commitment to reforestation in the province of British Columbia.
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