Korean Broadcast Service (KBS) Visits BC for Mountain Day Documentary
The Korean Broadcast Service is making the special 50 minute documentary entitled “The miracle of a tree—finding hope from the forest”. The program will air in conjunction with National Mountain Day (August 11, 2014) and will feature Canada for 25 minutes of the program and will cover Canada’s world renowned sustainable forest practices, climate change, and the effect of forests on human well-being. KBS visited BC from May 11-16 to film and interview individuals from several organizations including First Nations, FP Innovations, logging operations, and the
BC forest museum. KBS hopes that Canadian forest management practices will inspire and allow the Korean Forest Service to learn and improve. The highlights of the Canadian portion of the documentary will highlight the following key points:
- Canada is a forest-rich country where forests and mountain make up for than half the land.
- Canada is a biggest forest product export country in the world through its well-built forest management system.
- Canada creates value from tourism sector in conjunction with forest.
- Canada emerges new investment models such as ‘Tree Fund’ and ‘Forest Fund’.