Audit of Carrier Lumber Finds Good Practices
VICTORIA – An audit of Carrier Lumber Ltd.’s forestry activities on forest licence A18158, southeast of Prince George, found compliance with B.C.’s forestry legislation, according to a report released today.
“We are pleased to see that Carrier carried out good forest practices and fully met the requirements of the Forest and Range Practices Act and the Wildfire Act,” said Tim Ryan, board chair.
Auditors examined operational planning, timber harvesting, road construction, deactivation and maintenance, silviculture and fire protection activities carried out by Carrier Lumber between June 2012 and June 2014.
The Forest Practices Board is B.C.’s independent watchdog for sound forest and range practices, reporting its findings and recommendations directly to the public and government. The board audits forest and range practices on public lands and appropriateness of government enforcement. It can also make recommendations for improvement to practices and legislation.
More information can be obtained by contacting:
Forest Practices Board
Phone: 250 213-4705 / 1 800 994-5899
September 30, 2014