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Fish and game records
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3.9 m of textual records, maps and photos
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Name of creator
The Game Commission was established in 1934 and constituted by legislative authority in the following year, replacing the Provincial Game Commissioner. It reported to the Legislative Assembly through the Dept. of the Attorney-General. On April 1, 1957 the Game Commission was changed to the Fish and Game Branch of the Dept. of Recreation and Conservation. In 1966 the Fish and Game Branch changed its name to Fish and Wildlife Branch.
Name of creator
The Game Commission was established in 1934 and constituted by legislative authority in the following year, replacing the Provincial Game Commissioner. It reported to the Legislative Assembly through the Dept. of the Attorney-General. On April 1, 1957 the Game Commission under the Dept. of the Attorney-General name was changed to the Fish and Game Branch of the Dept. of Recreation and Conservation. In 1966 the Fish and Game Branch changed its name to Fish and Wildlife Branch.
Scope and content
The series consists of records created by the Game Commission (1948-1957) and the Fish and Game Branch (1957-1966). The series contains subject files relating to wildlife management, private shooting areas, game fish culture, river and stream pollution and obstructions, water licences, and parks. The records relate to a wide variety of topics such as habitat protection, pollution, the impacts of resource extraction projects, impacts of recreation activities, wildlife management and fisheries management across the province.
The series also includes the personal monthly duty diaries of a conservation officer.
Immediate source of acquisition
Transferred from the Fish and Wildlife Branch, Ministry of the Environment, 1981.
Records in boxes 1 to 30 do not have a file level list.
Records in container 913432-0495 have a file level finding aid, but these records do not have searchable file level descriptions in AtoM. File titles are estimated for records in this box based on the contents of the records.
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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.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
A box/file list is available: http://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Document/Finding_Aids_AtoM/GR-1001_to_GR-1500/gr-1109.pdf
GR-4098 - Fish and Wildlife Branch executive records and correspondence
GR-1114 - Fish and Wildlife operational records
GR-1027 - Fish and wildlife records
Accession number(s): G81-110, G81-052