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Watershed Assessment in the Glade Community Watershed

In October 2018, the Board received a complaint about planned logging in the Glade community watershed, near Castlegar, BC. The Glade Watershed Protection Society was concerned that a watershed assessment was incomplete, outdated, and inconsistent with forest stewardship plan strategies to meet community watershed objectives. The Board considered whether the watershed assessment is consistent with the expected professional standards, and whether the licensees complied with legal requirements in the Forest and Range Practices Act (FRPA).

Deferral on Community Watershed Application Acceptable

Victoria – In a report released today, the Forest Practices Board concluded that government’s deferral on deciding whether to make the Hasty/Aylwin watershed a community watershed was reasonable. The watershed is located near Silverton, BC. The report concludes the Board’s investigation of a complaint that the regional managers at the Ministries of Forests and Environment, […]

Closing Letter: Bastion Creek Community Watershed

In April 2019, the Forest Practices Board received a complaint from a business owner and an environmental society (the complainants) who requested access to a hydrological assessment prepared for the Bastion Creek community watershed. The assessment was commissioned jointly for BC Timber Sales and Canoe Forest Products (the licensees).