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Revelstoke Forest District operational records

  • GR-4067
  • Series
  • 1969-1989

This series consists of a variety of records created by the Revelstoke Forest District and its predecessor the Revelstoke Forest Ranger District. Most records are from 1987-1989.

There are three subseries of records:

The first are wild fire case files. These records are arranged by an annual sequential number with the prefix “N04-”. Each fire was also given a unique three or four letter name. Records include maps, fire reports, reviews, work plans, resource requests, fire diaries, firefighter time sheets, financial records related to the costs of fighting the fire, and claims made as a result of fire damage. Personnel records of firefighters are restricted.

The second subseries contains annual reports for the following timber tenures: Forest Licence A18992, Timber Sale Licence A10295, Timber Sale Harvesting Licences A02117 and A04330, and Tree Farm Licence 23.

The third subseries contains a variety of operational and subject files related to protection and pest management. The files are arranged by Ministry of Forests file directory number. Subjects include pesticides, herbicides, fire management, fire hazards, fire suppression, the use of prescribed burns, and fire control plans for specific timber tenures. The records include policies, procedures, reports, maps, photos, and correspondence.

British Columbia. Revelstoke Forest District

Columbia Forest District range and land use records

  • GR-4069
  • Series
  • 1985-1998

This series consists of a variety of range management and recreational land use records created from 1985-1998 by the Columbia Forest District, a division of the Nelson Forest Region. The series also includes records from the Revelstoke Forest District, Golden Forest District, and Mica Creek Forest Station. All files were managed as part of the Columbia Forest District when the files were closed.

The series includes the following types of records:

Range management records relate to the administration of Grazing Licences and Grazing Permits as defined under the Range Act, and Grazing Leases as defined under the Land Act. This includes their issuance, amendment, transfer, billing, monitoring, policy, and administration. This may include records concerning additions and deletions of land and/or authorized Animal Unit Months (AUM) from grazing tenures. Records may include tenure application forms, grazing plans, range use plans, correspondence, maps, surveys and reports.

Forest Service facilities, sites and trail files relate to the routine maintenance, rehabilitation and development of Forest Service recreation sites and trails. Includes records relating to the planning, designation, assessment, design and construction of recreation sites and trails. Types of records can include correspondence, reports, studies, published material, photos, and maps.

There are also files regarding related brochures and recreation maps, as well as protected areas strategies.

The ministries responsible for creating these records, and the years that they were responsible, are:
Ministry of Forests (1976-1986)
Ministry of Forests and Lands (1986-1988)
Ministry of Forests (1988-2005)

The records were classified as 15700-20, 16300-20, 16400-50, 16660-40, 16700-05, 16700-06, and 16800-20 in the Forest Operational Records Classification System (ORCS).

British Columbia. Columbia Forest District