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B.C. Forest Stewardship Adaptation Action Plan

On February 28, 2012, the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations released the BC Forest Stewardship Adaptation Action Plan. Read more about the plan and the adaptation of B.C. forests by clicking the link above
Posted: Mar 15, 2012 – Reference #: 4399
Type of Publication: All/General – Business Area: Competitiveness
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Forest Industry Snapshot for February 2012

  • B.C. Forest Product Exports in 2011
    B.C. forest product exports totalled $9.95 billion ($5.67 billion for wood products and $4.28 billion for pulp & paper products) in 2011, up 8.8% from 2010 (up 30.9% from 2009) and accounted for 30.3% of B.C. total export value in 2011. The U.S. continued to be our primary trading partner in 2011, accounting for 38.4% of the total value of B.C. forest product exports. China has emerged as our second-largest export market, accounting for 32.6% of the total value of B.C. forest product exports. Japan (11.6%) was our 3rd largest foreign market in 2011. Share of export value by product in 2011: Softwood Lumber (38.2%), Logs (5.9%), Other Wood Products (12.9%), Pulp (32.1%) and Other Paper Products (10.8%).

  • B.C. Softwood Lumber Production (SWL) in 2011
    In 2011, B.C. produced 29.1 million m3 (25.8 million m3 in Interior and 3.3 million m3 on the Coast) softwood lumber, up 8.0% from 2010 (up 26.8 from 2009), and accounted for 55.2% of Canada total softwood lumber production. SWL production in Rest of Canada declined 6.9% from 2010 to 2011.

  • Special edition - China Market 2011 Overview on page 3, which summarized 2011 B.C. - China forest product trade data as well as B.C.s main competitors in China market for key forest products.


Contact: Jie.Shu@gov.bc.ca
Posted: Mar 15, 2012 – Reference #: 4396
Type of Publication: Report/Reference – Business Area: Competitiveness
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Monthly Forest Exports Report for January 2012

Highlights include:

  • B.C. forest product exports totalled $694 million, down 5.8% from Jan. 2011.

  • Share of export value by market: U.S. (40.8%), China + Hong Kong (35.2%), Japan (9.6%) and other destinations (14.3%).

  • Share of export value by product: Softwood Lumber (36.2%), Logs (5.6%), Other Wood Products (11.6%), Pulp (34.1%) and Other Paper Products (12.5%).

Posted: Mar 15, 2012 – Reference #: 4393
Type of Publication: Report/Reference – Business Area: Competitiveness
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Report #30: Coast Forest Region: Analysis of Stand-Level Biodiversity Sampling Results In Six Predominant Biogeoclimatic Subzones - June 2011

[http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfp/frep/publications/reports.htm#rep30]
Contact: Nancy.densmore@gov.bc.ca
Posted: Sep 2, 2011 – Reference #: 4386
Type of Publication: Report/Reference – Business Area: Forest Practices
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Report #30: Coast Forest Region: Analysis of Stand-Level Biodiversity Sampling Results In Six Predominant Biogeoclimatic Subzones - June 2011

[http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfp/frep/publications/reports.htm#rep30]
Contact: nancy.densmore@gov.bc.ca
Posted: Sep 1, 2011 – Reference #: 4385
Type of Publication: Report/Reference – Business Area: Forest Practices
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Temporary transfer of cutting rights (FA18)

Posted: Oct 7, 2010 – Reference #: 4380
Type of Publication: Announcement – Business Area: Resource Tenures
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2008 Cruise Compilation Manual

Amendment No.1 Effective July 15, 2010
Contact: FORHVAP.RevenuePublications@gov.bc.ca
Posted: Jul 16, 2010 – Reference #: 4090
Type of Publication: Manual/Guide – Business Area: Revenue
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Extension Note 97 - The carbon conundrum: fire and fuel management in fire-prone forests - May 2010

Natural resource managers face a conundrum: when do fire management activities increase sources or sinks of greenhouse gases? This extension note describes forest carbon (C) dynamics and approaches for dealing with carbon stocks and flows while managing for fire and a full range of natural resource values.
Contact: ryan.j.jordan@gov.bc.ca
Posted: May 11, 2010 – Reference #: 4379
Type of Publication: Training/Education – Business Area: Research
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Brochure 90 - TASS: predicting British Columbia's future forest - March 2010

The Tree and Stand Simulator (TASS) model has been predicting the growth and value of British Columbia's future forests for over 45 years. TASS is a decision support tool that synthesizes and integrates extensive multi-disciplinary and multi-agency research, with an emphasis on response to silviculture. The next version of TASS, currently in development, will extend applications to stands with complex vertical structure and multiple species.
Contact: ryan.j.jordan@gov.bc.ca
Posted: Apr 1, 2010 – Reference #: 4376
Type of Publication: Training/Education – Business Area: Research
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Interior Pricing Policy Changes

Contact: Forests.RevenueBranchOffice@gov.be.ca
Posted: Mar 29, 2010 – Reference #: 4371
Type of Publication: Corporate Publication – Business Area: Revenue
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