Closing Letter – Wardner Woodlot

The Forest Practices Board received a complaint about forest practices on a woodlot near Wardner, BC. The Board has investigated and this is its report.

The complaintant identified several concerns with practices on the woodlot:

  1. that the woodlot licensee was leaving large debris piles in the woodlot;
  2. that there were water control issues on some roads; and
  3. that there was considerable debris left on the ground following logging in the woodlot.

Board staff visited the woodlot on November 17, 2008. Also in attendance were the complaintant and Ministry of Forests and Range (MFR) staff from the Rocky Mountain Forest District. The following are the Board’s observations and findings.

February 1, 2009

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Natural Resource Region

Kootenay / Boundary


Rocky Mountain