BDO Zone

Piled waste wood at road side.

The City of Quesnel is the first municipality in British Columbia to receive a Bioeconomy Development Opportunity (BDO) Zone designation.

Quesnel has been awarded an "A" risk rating for wood fibre biomass. This rating indicates a low risk for bioeconomy project development.

What is a BDO Zone?

The BDO Zone Initiative is a risk rating system allowing communities to share information on available biomass and local infrastructure with potential investors in biomass manufacturing. Development of the rating required a technical, standards-based assessment of available fibre and Quesnel's infrastructure. The rating document was reviewed by an advisory committee that included local industry experts and City staff.

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