Forest Tenures Issued to First Nations

First Nations held 12.7 million cubic meters/year (m3/yr) of Allowable Annual Cut (AAC) within competitive and direct award forest tenures as of April 2012 – which was 15.5 percent of the provincial AAC.

Of that total, 4.9 million m3/yr (or 6 percent of the provincial AAC) was within competitively held forest tenures and 7.8 million m3/yr (9.5 percent of the AAC) was within direct award forest tenures.

Direct Award Tenures

From early 2002 to June 30, 2016, 177 First Nations signed 305 direct award agreements offering a total of 123.9 million m3 when issued within forest tenures. As of June 2016, available volume to harvest under a forest tenure was 59.9 million m3, and 28.8 million m3 had been harvested. First Nations currently hold 7.7 million m3/year of allowable annual cut or 10 percent of the provincial AAC.

Quarterly Reports / Revenue Sharing (pdf)

  • Forest Tenures Issued to First Nations, 1st Quarter Report June 30, 2016
  • Forest Tenures Issued to First Nations, 4th Quarter Report March 31, 2016
  • Forest Tenures Issued to First Nations, 3rd Quarter Report December 31, 2015
  • Forest Tenures Issued to First Nations, 2nd Quarter Report September 30, 2015
  • Forest Tenures Issued to First Nations, 4th Quarter Report  March 31, 2015

As of 2016:

Agreement Totals Executed All
Number of Agreements 223 579
First Nations with Agreements 145 177
Agreements with Active Tenures 96 217
 
Revenue Sharing Totals  
Total Revenue (current Fiscal Year) $442,758.00
Total Program Revenue (including current Fiscal Year) $385,952,565.00