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Road Maintenance & Deactivation
As winter approaches, owners are reminded to be diligent around regulatory requirements related to road maintenance & deactivation, two forest activities that are essential for protection of water quality and fish habitat.
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Field Practices Guide
Council’s Field Practices Guide has been updated and is available online. This reference guide provides a summary of regulatory obligations under the Private Managed Forest Land Act and regulations, and example forest practices for meeting those obligations.
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Compliance Decisions Update
Council has several mechanisms that may be used to ensure compliance with the Private Managed Forest Land Act and regulations. Compliance mechanisms and decisions are outlined in the compliance section of this website.
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harvesting on private managed forest land
Inspection Program 2021
As part of Council’s responsibility for monitoring and enforcing forest practices standards, an annual inspection program is carried out to measure owner performance. Seventy managed forests are scheduled for inspection this spring & summer.
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Reforestation Obligations
Managed forest landowners must be aware of reforestation obligations for areas where timber has been harvested or destroyed. These areas must be reforested within set timelines in accordance with the Council Regulation.
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MFC ensures compliance
MF Inspector Expression of Interest
Council is seeking the services of an RPF or RFT with a minimum of 8 years operational experience over a range of disciplines to join our inspection team for the 2021 inspection year.  If you possess operational...
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MF Council Appoints a New Chair
Today the Managed Forest Council, British Columbia's regulator of forest practices on private managed forest land, announced the appointment of Trevor Swan to a three-year term as Chair effective February 1, 2021...
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2019-20 Annual Report
Highlights include: working closely with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development on the provincial Managed Forest Program Review; updating and implementing our...
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