Forestry Audit: BC Timber Sales Kamloops Business Area – Merritt Field Unit
As part of the Forest Practices Board’s 2010 compliance audit program, the British Columbia Timber Sales’ (BCTS) program and timber sale licence (TSL) holders in the Kamloops Business Area’s Merritt Field Unit, located in the Cascades Forest District, were selected for audit. Forestry activities were administered by the BCTS Kamloops Business Area office located in Merritt.
BCTS has been allocated an annual timber harvest volume of 595,236 cubic metres in the Merritt and Lillooet Timber Supply Areas (TSAs). During the one-year period of this audit, TSL holders harvested 380 075 cubic metres under the BCTS program.
The Board’s audit fieldwork took place from September 27 to 30, 2010.