PEARSE, Peter




Author Tags: Fishing, Forestry

Born in Vernon in 1932, Peter Pearse became a professor of economics and forestry at UBC in 1962. He received a Distinguished Forester Award in 1980 and was inducted into the Order of Canada in 1988. Best-known for heading a Royal Commission on B.C. forest resources in 1975-76, he has also headed similar commissions on Pacific fisheries, federal water policies and Canada's freshwater fisheries. These commissions have resulted in books, such as The Value of the Kootenay Lake Sport Fishery: An Economic Analysis (Victoria: Fish and Wildlife Branch, 1969), plus his Introduction to Forestry Economics in 1990. (Some other books on B.C. forestry from UBC Press include Regenerating British Columbia's Forests edited by D.P. Lavender, Patricia Marchak's Green Gold and Emerging Issues in Forest Policy edited by Peter Nemetz.)

BOOKS:

The Value of the Kootenay Lake Sport Fishery: An Economic Analysis (Victoria: Fish and Wildlife Branch, 1969)

Introduction to Forestry Economics,1990, revised in 2012.

Forest Economics (UBC Press, 2012) with Daowei Zhang, foreword by Clark S. Binkley. $95.00 978-0-7748-2152-0

[BCBW 2012] "Forestry" "Fishing" "Economics"