Audit of Forest Planning and Practices: FL A20020 – West Fraser Mills Ltd.

This is a report on a compliance audit of Forest Licence A20020 held by West Fraser Mills Ltd. The audit examined West Fraser’s forest planning and practices for the period September 1, 1996, to August 31, 1997, to assess compliance with the Forest Practices Code of British Columbia Act and related regulations (the Code).

The audit included a complete examination of operational plans, including all aspects of the forest development plan, silviculture prescriptions, logging plans and fire preparedness plans. The audit also included a complete examination of forest practices—timber harvesting, silviculture, fire protection, and road construction, maintenance, and deactivation.