BC Forest Practices Board to audit forestry operations on Texada Island

BC Forest Practices Board
May 17, 2023
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

VICTORIA – The Forest Practices Board will audit forestry activities on forest licences A77899 and A77900 held by the numbered company 1175401BC Ltd. on Texada Island. The audit will take place during the week of May 29, 2023. Texada Island is within the Sunshine Coast Natural Resource District and the territories of the Shishalh, Tla’amin and Snaw’Naw’As Nations. Auditors will examine whether timber harvesting, roads, bridges, silviculture, wildfire protection and associated planning carried out between June 2021 and June 2023 met the requirements of the Forest and Range Practices Act and the Wildfire Act. Once the audit is complete, a report will be prepared. Any party that may be adversely affected by the audit findings will have a chance to respond. The board’s final report and recommendations will be released to the public and government.

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