MARCH 2019    
This newsletter highlights items of interest
to Local Government for spring 2019
Who We Are & What We Do  
Meet us at the AVICC Convention  
Recent Annual Report   

This newsletter is being sent to local government officials and staff on the Coast who have private managed forest land within their jurisdiction. The intention is to introduce the Managed Forest Council, and to provide an opportunity to meet with Council members at the upcoming AVICC. Members of Council would welcome the opportunity to discuss the Managed Forest Program. 
Who We Are & What We Do  
The Managed Forest Council is the 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.
Our website contains information about Council and the Managed Forest Program. The following website links may be of interest:
Who We Are - the five members that make up the current Managed Forest Council
What We Do - includes strategic planning; setting, monitoring, & enforcing forest practices standards; administering applications to the program
Private Managed Forest Land Legislation - summary of the private managed forest land legislation and links to the Private Managed Forest Land Act and Regulations
Compliance Mechanisms & Decisions - includes information on completed compliance determinations
Managed Forest Council Exhibit at the AVICC Convention Trade Show April 12 - 13
The Managed Forest Council will have a display at the upcoming AVICC Convention in Powell River April 12-13. We welcome the opportunity to meet with local government officials at the convention. Please drop by to learn about Council's mandate and the managed forest program, to ask questions, or to discuss issues regarding private managed forest land in your area.
To set up a specific time to meet with Council members during the convention, please call or email our office.
2017-18 Annual Report 
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.
The Annual Report summarizes Council's activities for the year, including how well it achieved its
objective and performed its duties under the Private Managed Forest Land Act. The report also
includes a summary of statutory reporting requirements including information about the number  
of managed forests, area in the program, and number of inspections, as well as a summary of
managed forest owners' activities for the year.
Telephone: 250.386.5737