Series GR-4021 - Southern Interior Forest Region tree farm licence records

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Southern Interior Forest Region tree farm licence records

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GR-4021

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  • 1967-2003 (Creation)

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45 cm of textual records and maps

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(2003-2010)

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In 2003 the Kamloops, Cariboo and Nelson Forest Regions were amalgamated to form the Southern Interior Forest Region. In 2010 it was divided again to create three regions similar regions again. The new region were: The Thompson Okanagan Region (similar to the old Kamloops Region), the Kootenay Boundary Region (similar to the previous Nelson Region), and the Cariboo Region.

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(1978-2003)

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In 1978 the Nelson Forest District was renamed the Nelson Forest Region. It was divided into the following smaller Forest Districts, based on the previous ranger districts: Kootenay Lake, Arrow, Boundary, Revelstoke, Golden, Invermere and Cranbrook / Rocky Mountain.

In 2003 the Nelson Forest Region was amalgamated into the Southern Interior Forest Region. It was renamed again in 2010 as the Kootenay Boundary Forest Region.

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(1978-2003)

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In 1978, the Kamloops Forest District was renamed the Kamloops Forest Region, however its boundaries did not change. In 1981 the Region was further reorganized into the following smaller Forest Districts: Clearwater, Kamloops, Salmon Arm, Vernon, Penticton, Merritt and Lillooet. These were based on the Previous Ranger Districts. This means the Kamloops Forest District continued to exist after 1978, however, it was a much smaller area part of the Kamloops Forest Region.

In 2003 the region was renamed the Southern Interior Forest Region. In 2010 it was again renamed the Thompson Okanagan Forest Region, with its headquarters in Kamloops. As of 2021 the region consists of the Cascades, Okanagan Shuswap and Thompson Rivers Districts.

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(1978-2003, 2010-)

Biographical history

In 1978, the Cariboo Forest District was renamed the Cariboo Forest Region, however its boundaries remained the same. In 1981, the region was reorganized to comprise of the following smaller Forest Districts: Quesnel, Williams Lake, Horsefly, 100 Mile House and Alexis Creek.

In 2003 the region was amalgamated with the Nelson and Kamloops Forest Regions to form the Southern Interior Forest Region.

In 2010 the Southern Interior Forest Region ceased to exist and the Cariboo Forest Region was reestablished. It was renamed again in 2016 to the Cariboo Natural Resource Region.

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Scope and content

This series consists of records related to tree farm licences (TFLs) managed by the Southern Interior Forest Region and its predecessors from 1967-2003. This region was created with the amalgamation of the Nelson, Kamloops and Cariboo Forest Regions in 2003. The series includes TFL records form all three regions.

TFLs are a type of timber tenure which grants a virtually exclusive right to harvest timber and manage forests in a specified area. They are issued for a term of 25 years, but can be replaced every 5-10 years. Records relate to the following TFLs: 3, 5, 13, 14, 15, 18, 23, 33, 35, 52 and 56. Over the years, TFL boundaries and rights holders may have changed.

Records include procedures, annual reports from licence holders, recreation resource management plans, as well as general files with correspondence, reports and other records related to the licences.

The records have been classified as 19700-02, 19700-60 and 19710-45 in the Forestry Operational Classification System (ORCS).

The ministries responsible for these records, and the years that they were responsible, are:
Dept. of Lands, Forests and Water Resources (1962-1975)
Dept. of Forests (1975-1976)
Ministry of Forests (1976-1986)
Ministry of Forests and Lands (1986-1988)
Ministry of Forests (1988-2005)

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Transferred from the Thompson Okanagan Region of the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development in 2019.

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Files are arranged by TFL number.

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Accession number(s): 95-6975

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