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Board to audit Stella-Jones’s forestry operations

VICTORIA — The Forest Practices Board will audit the forest practices of Stella-Jones Canada Inc. on Forest Licence A20196 starting August 7, 2012. The audit will look at harvesting, silviculture, protection, road construction, road maintenance and deactivation, and operational planning that took place in the past two years for compliance with forest practices legislation. The […]

Investigation finds Meadow Creek Cedar’s practices unsound

A Forest Practices Board investigation into a complaint about the forest practices of Meadow Creek Cedar Ltd. near Kootenay Lake found failures to comply with forestry legislation and unsound practices, according to the investigation report released today.

Independent study finds B.C.’s forests are regenerating very well

Victoria – A Forest Practices Board study has found that forest licensees, government and forestry professionals have done an excellent job of ensuring most trees replanted in 6,488 cutblocks across the province are growing into healthy forests. Each year, more than 200 million seedlings are planted in B.C. Following the logging of public land, forest companies […]

Issue #24 – Winter 2020/21

Here in BC the coming year will continue to see a significant focus on big issues from the past year; the economic transition in the forest sector driven in part by declining fiber supply, managing the implications of the COVID 19 pandemic, and implementation of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act. The […]

Board to audit forest licence near Powell River

VICTORIA – The Forest Practices Board will examine the activities of A&A Trading Ltd. (A&A) and Terminal Forest Products Ltd. (Terminal) on forest licence A19229, in the Sunshine Coast Natural Resource District, during the week of July 9, 2018. Auditors will examine whether harvesting, roads, silviculture, fire protection and associated planning, carried out by A&A and […]

Two Fraser Valley Woodlots Investigated by Forest Practices Board

VICTORIA – Investigations of two woodlots in Maple Ridge for forest management practices, following complaints from the public, have now been completed, the Forest Practices Board reported today. The investigation of the 276-hectare BCIT Forest Society woodlot near Kanaka Creek concluded that the woodlot’s streamside management, and erosion and sediment control activities are appropriate. The […]