A natural resource district is an administrative area established by the Ministry of Forest, Lands, Resource Operations and Rural development (FLNRORD) with resources and values associated with forest and range including, and without limitation to, soil, visual quality, timber, water, wildlife, fisheries, recreation, botanical forest products, forage, and biological diversity.

Defines the percentage old-growth attributes to be retained within a specified area. The attributes are identified using vegetation inventories, but patches of old-growth are not delineated and mapped.

Any weed designated by theĀ Weed Control RegulationsĀ in theĀ Weed Control ActĀ and identified on a noxious weed control list.

Where the auditor, upon reaching a non-compliance conclusion, determines that one or more non-compliance event(s) is not significant and not generally worthy of reporting. However, in certain circumstances, events that are considered not significant non-compliance may be reported as an area requiring improvement.

A speciesĀ that is not nativeĀ to the region in whichĀ itĀ isĀ found.

One that appears to involve a matter that is outside the Forest Practices Board’s jurisdiction.

The area on which the licensee is responsible for establishing a free-growing crop of trees.

SeeĀ adverse opinion.

PlantĀ speciesĀ thatĀ areĀ partĀ ofĀ the originalĀ flora ofĀ anĀ area.