Forest Practices Board releases 2021-22 annual report

VICTORIA – The Forest Practices Board has released its 2021-22 annual report, which provides a summary of the board’s work in each of its program areas.

The annual report also highlights strategic accomplishments, including work on Indigenous engagement and reconciliation, and the introduction of changes to the Forest and Range Practices Act, a number of which reflect past board recommendations.

The annual report details the past year􀍛s achievements, including:

  • 12 reports published
    • three audits
    • seven published complaint investigations
    • two special reports
  • seven new recommendations were made in two reports

An update on the board’s special projects is also featured in the annual report, highlighting special reports on water, and recreation. Included in each summary are the opportunities for improvement recommended by the board, based on that project. In addition, the upcoming special report Landscape Fire Management, is also featured as the board look toward future special projects.

The 2021-22 annual report is available here –

An executive summary of the report is available here:

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.


Darlene Oman
Phone: 250.213.4705 / 1 800 994.5899

July 20, 2022

Natural Resource Region