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Ministry of Forests : sound recordings
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Arthur Kirk interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Arthur Kirk : ranger to trainer RECORDED: Kelowna (B.C.), 1983-06-17 SUMMARY: Interview with retired forest ranger Arthur Kirk about his experiences at forest ranger school, and his early and later experiences with forest fire control in B.C., particularly in regard to the use of aircraft.

BC Forest Service recordings : [radio spots, etc., 1967-1980]

SUMMARY: This accession mainly comprises groups of radio spots produced by or for the British Columbia Department of Forests, Ministry of Forests, and Forest Service. These 30-second and 60-second spots were intended to promote public awareness of forest fire prevention, forest protection and conservation in the province. Exceptions are as follows: T4252:0001 is blank [was removed in 2019]; T4252:0004 is a 5-minute commentary on Victoria; T4252:0009 may be a partial soundtrack for a film or audio documentary outlining the history of logging in B.C.; T4252:0016 is off-air audio recording of a television interview with Forests Minister Tom Waterland on the "Webster!" television talk show. T4252:0017 is a demo tape for Westward Communications, featuring 12 60-second spots for a variety of sponsors; the copyright in the latter probably resides with the sponsors in question.

British Columbia. Forest Service. Protection Division : [audio recordings]

SUMMARY: Miscellaneous sound recordings related to fire suppression work; public service announcements re: forest fire prevention; lecture at a "bird dog" training school; soundtrack for a slide-tape presentation entitled "Fire Season"; and the sounds of fire fighting aircraft and equipment. T4233:0010 (radio spots) produced by CKQR Castlegar; T4233:0011 ("Fire Season" soundtrack) produced by Telesound Film Recordings.

Dr. C.D. Orchard's retirement functions

CALL NUMBER: SD0207:0001 SUMMARY: Afternoon presentation to C.D. Orchard by Minister [?].;

CALL NUMBER: SD0207:0002 - 0005 SUMMARY: Evening gathering: Speeches by Asst. Chief Forester Finlay MacKinnon; Hon. Ray Williston; [Deputy?] Minister of Agriculture Bill McGillavray; Charley Cowan (an old-timer); and C.D. Orchard. Plus enter;tainment and singing of "Auld Lang Syne.";

From B.C. to Osaka : Expo 70

SUMMARY: Descibes the development and construction of the B.C. Pavilion for Expo 70 in Osaka, Japan. Includes details about selecting the timber and shipping it to the Expo site. Also describes the various themed areas within the pavilion.

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