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Committee records relating to the Peace River and Mackenzie River basins

  • GR-1149
  • Series
  • 1972-1975

Records relating to the Peace River and Mackenzie River basins, from correspondence file 0309728. Consists of a preliminary report on the Peace River basin flood, 1972, by the Inland Waters Branch of Environment Canada and records of meetings of t...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands, Forests and Water Resources

Forest Service lookout photographs

  • GR-3263
  • Series
  • 1936-1983

The series consists of ca. 4300 negatives and ca. 5000 photographic prints taken from forest lookouts between 1936 and 1993. Falling under the function of forest protection, "lookout photography" or "panoramic lookout photography&qu...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Forest Service scale and royalty invoices

  • GR-3180
  • Series
  • 1912-1975

The series consists of scale and royalty invoices created by the Forest Branch and its successor the Forest Service between 1912 and 1975. Depending upon the district, these records are either duplicate or triplicate copies. For some districts, in...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Forest licence cutting permits from the Dawson Creek Forest District

  • GR-3683
  • Series
  • 1971-1992

The series consists of cutting permits for forest licences and timber sale harvesting licences. The records were created by both the Chetwynd Field Office and the Dawson Creek Forest District. These offices were part of the Prince George Forest ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands, Forests and Water Resources

Non-replaceable timber sale licences

  • GR-3631
  • Series
  • [ca. 1968]-1995

Series consists of non-replaceable timber sale licence files. These licences provide an applicant with a one-time right to harvest timber in a specified area.Each file documents the issuance, administration and cancellation of licences as per the...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands, Forests and Water Resources

Planting reports

  • GR-3709
  • Series
  • 1962-1987

Series consists of forestry planting reports. The reports were created to document reforestation work in the province. The reports were written on standardized form and the description on the back of the form says that “the object of the form is...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands, Forests and Water Resources

Public sustained yield unit general files

  • GR-3703
  • Series
  • 1955-1980

The series consists of general files relating to public sustained yield units. The files were used to calculate the long term sustainable yield in the forests. These records were created between 1955 and 1980 by the Ministry of Forests and its s...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Forests

Public sustained yield unit policy files

  • GR-3700
  • Series
  • 1955-1985

The series consists of policy files relating to public sustained yield units. These records were created between 1955 and 1985 by the Ministry of Forests and its predecessors. The records were created by the ministry’s central office in Victoria...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Forests

Public sustained yield units management files

  • GR-3708
  • Series
  • 1952-1984

The series consists of management files relating to public sustained yield units. These files document day to day operations and were used for implementing and managing yield policies throughout the province. These records were created between 1...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Forests

Silviculture opening records

  • GR-3718
  • Series
  • 1943-2008

Series consists of silviculture opening records created by the South Vancouver Island district of the Ministry of Forests. The ministry defines silviculture as “the art and science of controlling the establishment, growth, composition, health, an...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Special timber licences

  • GR-3736
  • Series
  • 1911-1990 (primarily 1963-1982)

Series consists of special timber licences created by the Ministry of Forests and its predecessors. The ministry created these records to manage the process of providing applicants with the right to cut in forests. The records were created betwe...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Subject files from the Port Alberni Forest District

  • GR-3696
  • Series
  • 1956-1981

The series consists of subject files from the Port Alberni Forest District. These files were created as part of the regular activities of the district office and include both operational and administrative files. The majority of files relate to ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Forests

Timber licence files from the Port Alberni Forest District

  • GR-3695
  • Series
  • 1956-1981

The series consists of timber licence files from the Port Alberni Forest District. The licences provided the licensee with the right to harvest timber from a specific area. The files document the management of timber licences and include records...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Forests

Timber sale harvesting licences from the Port Alberni Forest District

  • GR-3642
  • Series
  • 1970-1982

The series consists of timber sale harvesting licences (TSHL) from the Port Alberni Forest District. Timber sale harvesting licences were first introduced in 1967 and provided individuals and businesses with a permit to cut a volume of timber. T...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands, Forests and Water Resources

Tree farm cutting permits from the Port Alberni Forest District

  • GR-3640
  • Series
  • 1955-1992

The series consists of tree farm cutting permit files from the Port Alberni Forest District. These files document the permit application process and the general administration of existing cutting permits in forests that are part of tree farm lice...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands, Forests and Water Resources

Tree farm licence annual reports

  • GR-3636
  • Series
  • 1951-1999

Series consists of annual reports submitted by the holders of tree farm licences.Each tree farm licence requires the licensee to submit an annual report. The licensee must report on1. their performance over the previous calendar year in relation ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Forests

Water rights maps : second series

  • CM/S4
  • Series
  • [ca. 1920-1978]

Scope and Content: This series of large scale maps was created by the Water Rights Branch pursuant to successive versions of the Water Act and the Water Act Amendment Act. The primary function of the sheets was to document the location of water ri...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Water rights plans

  • CM/S5-7
  • Series
  • 1892-1981

Introduction: Throughout its existence, the Water Rights Branch (WRB) acquired and created a large central set of plans, maps, and engineering drawings which was assigned a single set of sequential water rights plan numbers. Over time, the origina...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Water rights reference maps

  • CM/S3
  • Series
  • 1927-1978 (predominant 1952 - 1978)

Scope and Content: This series provided the Water Rights Branch with a medium- to- large scale overview of its administrative areas, displaying both water rights information and detailed land status information produced by other natural resource ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands