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Forests and forestry--British Columbia
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Dwarf mistletoe

Item consists of a documentary video about dwarf mistletoe, a parasite that chiefly affects larch, lodgepole pine, douglas fir, and hemlock. The video discusses how dwarf mistletoe affects living trees and control mechanisms in order to reduce its...

Cone crop surveys

Item consists of a training video on cone crop surveys. The purpose of these surveys is to identify good cone crops for the year's collection program and to provide data over time of cone crop periodicity within a particular stand. The video ...

Seed evaluation

Item consists of a training video which provides a brief background on the biology of the seed cone, which may be useful to students as well as technical personnel. The video also shows how to select, harvest and evaluate samples.

Cone crop forecasting

Item consists of a training video about forecasting for conifer seed collection. The video discusses the wide variety in seed-cone harvests from year to year and emphasizes the need to predict the size of a harvest. The presentation shows how to h...

Cone collection methods

Item consists of a training video which provides an overview of cone collection methods. The video details the natural circumstances, such as species characteristics, stand conditions, and crop abundance, that may affect cone collection. The video...

Reforestation -- catching up

Promotional film. Uses contemporary and historical footage to show how BC's 1.8 million hectares of NSR (Not Satisfactorily Restocked) land is being turned back into productive forestland. Shows past and present reforestation work at the sit...

Correspondence subject indexes

  • GR-1365
  • Series
  • [1972]-1983

Subject indexes to the "O Series" of correspondence, ca.1918-1972 and two file directories, 1979-1981 and 1983. Box 1 contains a photocopy of an alphabetical card index to the "O series" of correspondence. Box 2 contains a fi...

British Columbia. Ministry of Forests (1976-1986)

Nelson Forest Region operational records

  • GR-1119
  • Series
  • 1922-1981

Operational records of the District Forester/Regional Manager relating to forest administration and lumber management. Includes annual reports, records relating to cooperation with other resources ministries, Public Sustained Yield Units, range m...

British Columbia. Nelson Forest Region

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

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

Forestry executive correspondence referrals replies

  • GR-3752
  • Series
  • 2000-2004

Series consists of correspondence between members of the public and the Ministry of Forests between the years 2000-2004. The majority of the correspondence consists of letters from the public sent to the Minister of Forests. The letters deal wit...

British Columbia. Ministry of Forests (1988-2005)

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 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

Stand tending reports

  • GR-3714
  • Series
  • 1977-1987

Series consists of stand tending reports which were created to document forest treatments in the province. According to the Ministry of Forests, “stand tending is a subset of silviculture that includes a variety of forest treatments, including pr...

British Columbia. Ministry of Forests (1976-1986)

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

Applications to cut timber

  • GR-0179
  • Series
  • 1890-1908

The series consists of records created by the Lands Branch between 1890 and 1908. The series contains registers of applications to cut and carry away timber, vols. 1-2, 4-11, (vol. 3 is missing). The registers give letter inward number, applicat...

British Columbia. Lands Branch

Roderick Haig-Brown interview : [Orchard, 1969]

CALL NUMBER: T0834:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969 [summer] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Haig-Brown discusses transportation on the coast; the problems of a magistrate in Campbell River; problems of white/Native relations; and an assessment of t...

Transcript of talk

Series consists of a transcript of talk relating his experiences over sixty years in the British Columbia forest industry.

Smith, Eustace, 1876-1964

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