Tolko Industries Ltd. – Timber Licence T0816


Audit of Tolko Industries Ltd. near Revelstoke passes forestry audit

VICTORIA – The Forest Practices Board announces the completion of its audit of Tolko Industries Ltd.’s operations on timber licence T0816 in the Okanagan Shuswap Natural Resource District.

Based on the field audit conducted from Oct. 23-27, 2023, the Forest Practices Board confirms Tolko’s adherence to the Forest and Range Practices Act (FRPA) and the Wildfire Act (WA) across all significant aspects of these operations.

The audit examined activities between Oct. 1, 2021, and Oct. 26, 2023, including operational planning, timber harvesting, road and bridge construction and maintenance, silviculture, and wildfire protection.

“Our audit found that Tolko complied with all requirements of the Forest and Range Practices Act and the Wildfire Act,” said Keith Atkinson, chair of the Forest Practices Board. “We are pleased to see the efforts made by Tolko to carry out their operations consistent with provincial regulations and sound forest practices.”

The audit findings indicate that Tolko’s forest-management system includes processes and procedures that adequately address legal requirements and regulatory standards.

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.


Ainsley Muller
Phone: 604 880-3580

March 21, 2024

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Okanagan Shuswap