Audit of Forest Planning and Practices: Small Business Forest Enterprise Program (SBFEP) – South Island Forest District

This is a report on a compliance audit of the SBFEP, in the South Island Forest District. The audit examined all aspects of the district’s forest planning and practices in the SBFEP for the period of May 1, 1996, to June 30, 1997. The audit assessed compliance with the Forest Practices Code of British Columbia Act and related regulations (the Code).This audit included a complete examination of operational plans, including all aspects of the forest development plan, silviculture prescriptions, logging and fire preparedness plans. It also included a complete examination of forest practices including timber harvesting, silviculture, fire protection, and road construction, maintenance, and deactivation.