Forest Practices Board will examine BCTS operations on southern Vancouver Island in Canada

Forest Practices Board will examine the activities of the BC Timber Sales (BCTS) program and timber sale licence holders in the South Island Natural Resource District portion of the Strait of Georgia Business Area in Canada from May 29 to June 2.

According to the announcement, the auditors will examine harvesting, roads, bridges, silviculture, fire protection activities and associated planning for compliance with the Forest and Range Practices Act and the Wildfire Act.

The audit includes all forestry activities carried out from June 2015 to June 2017. The audit area includes the communities of Port Alberni, Port Renfrew and Lake Cowichan. There are also some operations near Bowser on the east side of Vancouver Island.

Earlier Forest Practices Board reported audit results of the holders of two range agreements for grazing cattle in the Thompson Rivers Natural Resource District.

Source: Woodbizforum