Cranbrook Timber Supply Area
The Cranbrook timber supply area (TSA) covers about 1.2 million hectares in British Columbia’s southeastern corner and includes the communities of Cranbrook, Kimberley, Sparwood and Fernie. The TSA is administered by the Rocky Mountain Natural Resource District office.
The Cranbrook TSA’s current allowable annual cut (AAC) is 898,210 cubic metres. Generally, a new AAC is set at least once every 10 years. When a community forest agreement is reached, the AAC is adjusted for any land removed from the TSA. Read more:
- Allowable Annual Cut Administration Regulation, Section 11
Feedback is welcome on any issues related to the timber supply review for the Cranbrook TSA. Public input is vital to the timber supply review process.
In-progress Timber Supply Review
The Forest Act – Section 8 (3.1) allows the chief forester to postpone the allowable annual cut for up to 10 years if they determine that a new determination is unlikely to change the AAC significantly.
Current Timber Supply Review
- Rationale for AAC Determination (PDF)
- Analysis Report (PDF)
- Rationale for AAC Determination Temporary Increase (PDF)
- Data Package — see Appendix B of the Analysis Report