The Managed Forest Council is an independent provincial agency established under the Private Managed Forest Land Act to administer the Managed Forest Program and protect key public environmental values on private Managed Forest land in British Columbia.
The Private Managed Forest Land Council was established in May 2004 to administer the forest practices component of the Managed Forest Program, which includes the protection of key public environmental values on private managed forest land.
2017-18 Highlights include: conducting inspections & investigations; continuing engagement with stakeholders; reviewing the Council Regulation; initiating a review of management commitments; and administering the managed forest program that encompasses 818,000 hectares. As an independent agency [...]
Managed forest landowners must be aware of reforestation obligations for areas where timber has been harvested or destroyed. These areas must be both restocked and successfully regenerated in accordance with Section 31 of the Private [...]
One of Council’s administrative roles is to collect information on the forest management activities of Managed Forest Owners. Owners are required, by the Private Managed Forest Land Act, to submit an Annual Declaration each year [...]
As an independent agency established by the Provincial Government, each year the Managed Forest Council must submit an Annual Report to the Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. Council has now [...]