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New Forest Practices Board Members Announced

VICTORIA – Bruce Fraser, chair of the Forest Practices Board, issued the following statement following appointments to the board announced by Forests and Range Minister Rich Coleman: “We are pleased to welcome Rachel Holt and Debbie Zandbelt to the board. They bring extensive backgrounds in forestry-related issues, and will make a significant contribution to our […]

Forest Fuels a Burning Issue for Interior BC, Report Finds

VICTORIA – Forest fuel reduction needs to become a priority consideration in forest management policy and practices, especially in the Southern Interior of the province, according to a special report released today. The Forest Practices Board commissioned a report on forest fuel management last summer and gathered comment on the report from forest management professionals, […]

Final Report on Complaint Investigation

The Forest Practices Board has released a final report which concludes the investigation of a complaint filed with the Board in late 1995. This is the first major investigation report completed by the Board since the Code came into effect on June 15, 1995. The complaint was about the September 1995 approval of logging in […]

Interim Report on Complaint Investigation

The Forest Practices Board is an independent government body that reports to the public about compliance and enforcement of the Forest Practices Code and the achievement of its intent. One of the responsibilities of the Board is to deal with public complaints relating to forestry matters included in the Code. The Board is completing an […]