Series GR-1114 - Fish and Wildlife operational records

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Fish and Wildlife operational records

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GR-1114

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  • 1966-1978 (Creation)
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    British Columbia. Fish and Wildlife Branch

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68.25 m of textual records

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(1966-)

Biographical history

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. The branch was transferred in December 1978 to Ministry of the Environment

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The series consists of records created by the Fish and Wildlife Branch between 1966 and 1978. The records include subject files relating to game, wildlife and fisheries management and conservation, environmental protection and habitat improvement; the administration of fish and game laws, ecological and scientific investigations, pollution, pesticides, and protection of stream and river habitat, predator control and outdoor recreation.

The files consist of correspondence, annual reports and memoranda.

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Transferred by Fish and Wildlife Branch, Ministry of Environment, 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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For related series see
GR-1027 and GR-1109

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Accession number(s): G81-110

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