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Title: Towards an Old Growth Strategy

Year: 1992

Author(s): Ministry of Forests (MoF)

Type: Report (unpublished)

Description:
Purpose of the Old Growth Strategy is to provide a framework for managing old growth forests in British Columbia.

 

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Title: An Aboriginal Forest Strategy

Year: 1992

Author(s): Harry Bombay

Type: Report (published)

Description:
1997 update to the Aboriginal Forestry Strategy.

 

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Title: An Old Growth Strategy for British Columbia

Year: 1992

Type: Report (unpublished)

Description:
The purpose of the Old Growth Strategy is to provide a framework for managing old growth forests in BC. The strategy identifies the forest values inherent in old growth and the manner in which old growth can be conserved, through reservation of representative areas and through forest management practices on intensively managed lands.

 

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Title: Balancing Act

Year: 1992

Author(s): Hamish Kimmins

Type: Book

Description:
"In the first chapters of the book, the basic principles of forestry and ecology are outlined. The major issues facing forestry in the 1990s-not only in British Columbia but worldwide-are then discussed.These include clearcutting, slashburning, management chemicals, old growth, biological diversity, 'new forestry,' climate change, acid rain, the comparison between temperate and tropical forestry, long-term decisions in forestry, and the sustainability of various forest values." (back cover copy)

 

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Title: Clayoquot Sound Sustainable Development Strategy

Year: 1992

Type: Report (unpublished)

Description:
Direct transcript of hearing.

 

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Title: Clayoquot Sound Sustainable Development Strategy

Year: 1992

Type: Report (unpublished)

Description:
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Title: Clayoquot Sound Sustainable Development Strategy

Year: 1992

Type: Report (unpublished)

Description:
"Purpose of the strategy process...to reach an agreement on a final document that will set out: what parts of Clayoquot Sound should be designated for particular purposes; how resource use in Clayoquot Sound should be managed; how to improve the economy of Clayoquot Sound and dependent areas in ways that are ecologically sustainable; how to maintain heritage values, natural diversity and environmental quality; how to implement the strategy."

 

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Title: The Challenge of Forest Stewardship in British Columbia

Year: 1992

Author(s): Melanie Platz

Type: Academic Thesis

Description:
Forestry has been the leading resource sector in British Columbia for over a century. Until recently, the province's forests were viewed as a limitless resource, and management activities focused exclusively on timber production, with little consideration for non-timber forest values or uses. Since the 1940s, provincial policy has encouraged private sector control of forest resources. Consequently, the provincial forest industry is now dominated by large timber companies, many of them foreign-owned. In 1991, the British Columbia Forest Resources Commission released a report revealing widespread public discontent with both the tenure system, and with corporate management of forest resources . One of the most contentious issues is the conversion of old-growth forests to intensively managed tree farms. While this approach maximized timber production, it adversely affects the non-timber values associated with natural forest ecosystems. With most of the old growth in the province slated for harvest, the public is now demanding a greater balance between the social, ecological and economic benefits provided by old-growth forests. Despite these changing public perceptions, the government has failed to integrate non-timber forest values into forets planning and management. The lack of opportunity for the public to participate effectively in these processes has led to a growing number of resource conflicts in the province. It is the premise of this paper that forest management in British Columbia does not adequately address social and ecological considerations in forest planning and management. The challenge of forest stewardship is therefore two-fold. If forests are to be sustained, and managed for commodity and non-commodity values, then forestry practices must be based on sound ecological principles. And if forestry is to be equitable, then the public must be incorporated as part of the decision-making process. The purpose of this paper is to explore these two themes. The first chapter traces the evolution of corporate control in the forest sector, and considered the impacts of corporate concentration on forest-dependent communities. THe policy of sustained-yield in British Columbia forms the basis for the current tenure system, and the role of this policy in converting old-growth forests to tree farms is examined. The second chapter introduces the concept of biological diversity and explores the ecology of old-growth forests. Traditional forest management has worked to simplify forest ecosystems--and approach which fails to integrate non-timber forest values. The differences between natural and managed forests are discussed, and the opportunity for maintaining biological diversity in managed forests is considered through a management approach known as the "new forestry." The opportunities for public involvement are reviewed in the third chapter, and a number of options for reforming the decision-making process are outlined. Chapter Four presents a case study of integrated resource planning for the Tofino Creek watershed on Vancouver island. The Tofino Creek Planning Process provided an opportunity for community involvement, and for the integration of all resource values in the watershed. The purpose of this chapter is to analyze the effectiveness of the Tofino Creek Planning Process at meeting these objectives. The Tofino Creek Integrated Resource Management Strategy is also examined for its effectiveness at incorporating ecological values. In the concluding chapter, the Tofino Creek Planning Process is considered in light of broader constraints. This chapter offers some thoughts on the challenges to implementing a more socially- and ecologically-responsible form of forest stewardship.

 

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Title: The Rainforest Story

Year: 1992

Author(s): Sierra Club of Western Canada

Type: Brochure

Description:
Titles: 1. Once in the Lifetime of a Planet 2. Rainforest Ecology 3. Rainforest at Risk

 

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Title: Big cut

Year: 1991

Author(s): Joel Connelly

Type: Journal Article

Description:
"British Columbia's lumber lords suffer few checks on their enterprise, and scoff at local protest. Without international support, the people of the province can only watch as their forests--some of the world's most magnificent--are decimated." - from p. 42-3.

 

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Title: Enhancing our forest resources.

Year: 1991

Author(s): British Columbia. Ministry of Forests

Type: Report (published)

 

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Title: Enhancing our forest resources.

Year: 1991

Author(s): British Columbia. Ministry of Forests

Type: Report (published)

 

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Title: Methods for testing effectiveness of Washington forest practices rules and regulations with regard to sediment production and transport to streams.

Year: 1991

Author(s): Pentec Environmental Inc.

Type: Report (unpublished)

Description:
Prepared for : TFW / CMER Water Quality Steering Committee and Washington Department of Natural Resources, Forest Regulation and Assistance.

 

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Title: Code of Practice for Timber Management Operations in Riparian Areas

Year: 1991

Author(s): Ontario, Ministry of Natural Resources

Type: Report (published)

 

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Title: Stewardship of tree farm licenses 44 and 46 in the proposed management and working plans : an evaluation

Year: 1991

Author(s): O R Travers

Type: Manuscript

 

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Title: Principles and Practices of New Forestry

Year: 1991

Author(s): British Columbia Ministry of Forests

Type: Report (published)

 

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Title: Synopsis of the Business Strategy of Eco.Forst Inc. The Preliminary Global Strategy for Retructuring the Forest Industry

Year: 1991

Author(s): Eco.Forest Inc.

Type: Report (unpublished)

 

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Title: Monitoring Guidelines to Evaluate Effects of Forestry Activities on Streams in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska

Year: 1991

Author(s): Lee H. MacDonald; Alan W. Smart; Robert C. Wissmar

Type: Report (published)

Description:
"This document provides guidance for designing water quality monitoring projects and selecting monitoring parameters. Although the focus is on forest management and streams in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, a broader perspective is taken, and much of the information is more widely applicable..."

 

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Title: Native forestry in British Columbia: A New Approach

Year: 1991

Type: Newsletter

Description:
Overview of Task Force activities; land claims; forest tenure, economic development, integrated resource management; education and training; silviculture.

 

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Title: The Importance and Sustainability of The Timber Sector in The Clayoquot Sound Drainage Basin and The Regional District of Alberni-Clayoquot.

Year: 1991

Author(s): Sterling Wood Group Inc.; Resource Analysis Inc.; Digital Dimension Inc.; Stephen Smith and Associates

Type: Report (unpublished)

Description:
"This study, which covers the timber sector, is one of eight commissioned by the Clayoquot Sound Sustainable Development Strategy. The strategy committee's terms of reference for this timber sector report are both long and complex and required our comments and review on a broad spectrum of issues."

 

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Title: Interim Decisions on Conservation and Development in Clayoquot Sound

Year: 1991

Author(s): Claude Richmond

Type: Press Release

Description:
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Title: The Clayoquot Strategy News

Year: 1991

Author(s): Clayoquot Sound Sustainable Development Strategy

Type: Newsletter

Description:
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Title: The Clayoquot Sound Science Center

Year: 1991

Author(s): Ministry of Forests; UBC Faculty of Forestry; Forestry Canada; Conservation International; Ecotrust

Type: Report (unpublished)

Description:
From background: "At both the federal and provincial levels, there have been proposals for the creation of a system of experimental forests as sites for demonstration and experimental silvicultural practices, and for long-term research and monitoring. A particularly exciting opportunity exists at Clayoquot Sound for an ecosystem-level, integrated program of long-term science, monitoring and experimentation, with an experimental forest as a key component."

 

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Title: Environmental Impacts of Forest Management Practices in Tree Farm Licence 44 and Tree Farm Licence 46

Year: 1991

Author(s): Egan Ecological Services

Type: Report (unpublished)

Description:
Introduction: The environmental impact of forest management practices has been a topic of considerable debate for some time in British Columbia. Environmental and citizen groups have led the debate from one side, charting that practices such as clearcutting, slashburning and roadbuilding have had an continue to have serious negative impacts on the forest environment. Often, these claims have been documented by the media. In some cases these claims have been supported by resource management professionals. On the other side, forest industry spokespersons, while admitting that their practices created eyesorts, have consistently denied that their management practices are harmful, and point to vigorously growing second-growth forests as proof. Furthermore, they often maintain that they are simply acting within government legislation or guidelines. Nowhere has the debate over the environmental impacts of forst practices been so hotly contested as in Tree Farm Licences ((TFLs) 44 and 46 on southwestern Vancouver Island. In the early 1980s, MacMillan Bloedel's plan to log Meares Island (part of TFL 44) was thwarted by native and other protesters. Since then, both MacMIllan Bloedel and Fletcher Challenge have had to deal with protests throughout TFLs 44 and 46 (e.g., Sulphur Passage, Carmanah, Tofino Creek, Nahmint, Walbran). These protests have centered around three key sisues - the environmental impacts of forestry practices, the need to reserve more wilderness/old growth forest areas, and the need to recognize native land claims. This report deals with the first issue and addresses the question: "What are the environmental impacts of current forest management practices in TFLs 44 and 46?" This is a question which requires a clear answer before the Management and Working Plans for TFLs 44 and 46, currently before the public, can be considered for approval. This report will show that current forest management practices are having serious negative impacts on forest biological diversity and on long-term forest productivity. While some of the impacts documented here are inferred from studies conducted elsewhere, they are general enough to be applicable to TFLs 44 and 46. Wherever possible, examples of such impacts within TFLs 44 and 46 are provided. Of late, spokespersons for both the forest industry and the British Columbia Ministry of Forests have admitted that forest management "mistakes" have been made in the past and that these have caused environmental degradation (e.g., landslides, destruction of fish habitat). They insist, however, that such practices are no longer employed and that such degradation no longer occurs. While some practices have undoubtedly improved, it is clear that these changes are not significant enough to avoid the many negative impacts of forest management documented in this report.

 

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Title: [Documents from the Tofino Creek Integrated Resource Management Planning Committee: Proceedings from the Forestry/Timber Subcommittee]

Year: 1990

Author(s): Tofino Creek Integrated Resource Management Planning Committee

Type: Committee File

Description:
Includes: drafts and final report of Forest Management Subcommittee Recommendations; field guide for the prediction and management of windthrow (three copies); forestry statistics, including for MB's TFL 44; and Watershed Planning Summary: Integrated Resource Management Principles "where to and how much." Approximately 70 pp. total.