Series GR-0958 - Aleza Lake Experimental Station correspondence and other records

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Aleza Lake Experimental Station correspondence and other records

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  • 1924-1968 (Creation)
    Aleza Lake Experimental Station

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1.48 m of textual records

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Biographical history

The Aleza Lake Forest, 50 km northeast of Prince George, was reserved in 1924 as an experimental area. Construction of buildings for the experimental forestry station began in 1925, and the station operated until 1963.

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This series consists of records of the Aleza Lake Experiment Station. Records include correspondence relating to silviculture, forest fires, forestry research, forest biology, timber cruising, timber scaling, and forest surveys; nursery project reports; scalers' notebooks; meteorological records, 1952-1963; records relating to the Youth Forestry Training Plan, 1938-1940, the High School Summer Employment Plan, 1952-1953, and the Canadian Institute of Forestry Conference, Prince George, 1959; correspondence regarding sawmills and planer mills in the Prince George Forest District, 1961, and a ledger, 1952-1954.

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Transferred to Forest Service Museum from Aleza Lake Experiment Station, 1976; transferred to PABC by Project 87, 1981.


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These records are subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or other acts and access may be restricted. Please contact the BC Archives to determine the access status of these records.

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The Ministry of Forest and Range loaned a large number of Aleza Lake Experimental Station records to the University of Northern BC in 2007. The University of Northern BC Archives have catalogued these records as Fonds 2007.1 - Aleza Lake Research Forest fonds.

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Accession number(s): GR-0958

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This series was previously described by the BC Archives under the title "correspondence".

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  • Box: 913430-1044
  • Box: GR0958-0002
  • Box: GR0958-0003
  • Box: GR0958-0004
  • Box: GR0958-0005
  • Box: 002340-0290