Bulletin 018 – Fire Hazard Assessment

Bulletin 018 – Fire Hazard Assessment

This bulletin explores why fire hazard assessment is important; recent Board audit findings; and provides some FAQs.

A fire hazard assessment considers the risk of a fire starting, the hazard associated with the industrial activity, the difficulty in controlling a fire and the potential threat to values.

Bulletin 017 – Stewardship – A Forest Practices Board Perspective

This bulletin explores stewardship from a Forest Practices Board perspective. It is intended to foster discussion and promote stewardship of public forest and range resources.

The Forest Practices Board defines stewardship as ensuring responsible resource use today, while maintaining the health of the land for future generations.

Bulletin 017 – Stewardship – A Forest Practices Board Perspective

Bulletin 016 – Risk Across Resource Values in Forest Operations (2014)

This bulletin explores risk management in BC forest operations, and suggests that it needs to be transparent and fair, while reflecting the public’s interest in the resources. It is the fifth in a series of new Forest Practices Board bulletins describing important issues for forest management identified in recent Board work.

Bulletin 015 – Public Involvement in Forest Management Planning in BC (2013)

Bulletin 015 – Public Involvement in Forest Management Planning in BC (2013)

This bulletin explores an important component of a sound planning and management framework for forest management —a process for involving the public, First Nations and stakeholders. This is the fourth in a series of five new Forest Practices Board bulletins describing important issues for forest management identified in recent Board work.

Bulletin 014 – Professional Reliance in BC Forests: Is it really the issue? (2013)

Bulletin 014 – Professional Reliance in BC Forests: Is it really the issue? (2013)

This bulletin explores professional reliance in BC forest management, and suggests that perhaps too many expectations are being placed on it, detracting from a more important analysis and discussion of other elements in our provincial forest management framework. It is the third in a series of five new Forest Practices Board bulletins describing important issues for forest management identified in recent Board work.

Bulletin 013 – The Need to Manage Cumulative Effects (2013)