Developing Markets Welcome and IntroductionBy Michael Jenkins - Forest Trends View Publication
Global forest trends are creating new tensions and new opportunities in forest production, conservation and industry. British Columbia is at ground zero for some of the greatest pressures for changewith the stress that involves, but also the greatest forestry innovations. Thus it is an ideal venue for this conference, which should help to place the British Columbia experience within the evolving global markets for environmental
services from forests.