Forest License to Cut (FLTC)
This activity requires that a mapping standard, an overall standard (FS1001), and an activity-specific standard be followed.
Where an Overstorey Removal Project requires Access considerations, additional standards identified on the Access web page will need to be entered into PINES.
When a Danger Tree Assessment is required as part of an Overstorey Removal Project, additional standards identified in the FFT Danger Tree Assessment Activity will need to be entered into PINES.
- For Innovative Timber Sale Licence (ITSL) Projects see the Standards for ITSL Overstorey Removal
- General Standard (FS 1001) (PDF)
- Activity Specific Standard – Forestry Licence to Cut Overstorey Removal Stand Selection Criteria (May, 2010) (PDF)
- Policy No. 3 - Using a Forestry Licence to Cut (FLTC) Issued to the Holder of a Site Preparation Contract to Rehabilitate Marginal Timber Stands that have been Killed by Mountain Pine Beetle or Wildfire (July, 2009) (PDF)
- Forestry Licence to Cut and FFT Site Preparation Contract: FRPA Checklist (DOC)
- RESULTS Information Submission Specifications: Government Funded Activities - To avoid the link going to an older version please visit RESULTS Business and Policy Documentation and click on the latest version under RESULTS Business and Policy Documentation.
- Mapping Standards (Chapter 6 – Spatial Data Format) (PDF)
- Species and Ecosystems at Risk LBI Standard (PDF)
- Land Based Investment First Nations Information Sharing Guidelines (PDF)
- LBI Information Sharing Matrix (PDF)
Advertising Protocol for FFT Harvest Opportunities
In order to ensure that FFT harvest opportunities are advertised to attract as many qualified harvesting contractors as possible, the procedures in the document below must be followed.
Other Related Information
- Silviculture Strategies
- An Assessment of Tree Condition and Worker Safety Concerns in Mountain Pine Beetle-killed and Fire-damaged Lodgepole Pine Stands in Central Interior British Columbia (PDF)
- Notes to the Field - An Assessment Of Tree Condition And Worker Safety Concerns in Mountain Pine Beetle-Killed and Fire-Damaged Stands (PDF)
- Clarification of Recipient Responsibilities for Silviculture Workers under Worksafe BC Legislation (PDF)
- Silviculture Guidelines and Practices for Maintaining or Recruiting Key Habitat Objectives (PDF)
- Strategies for Maintaining or Recruiting Habitat in Areas Affected by Mountain Pine Beetle and other Catastrophic Events (PDF)
- FRDA Fundamentals of Mechanical Site Preparation (PDF)
If this activity occurs in a declared and known area that impacts a species or ecosystem at risk, an identified wildlife species, or a regionally important species, the applicant must indicate in their PINES submission the specific species/ecosystem and have available, on request, the location of recovery plans and/or other documents that detail the protective measures to be taken.
- For further information on species and ecosystems at risk, see the MOE Endangered Species and Ecosystems page
- For further information on identified wildlife, see the Identified Wildlife Management Strategy page
Useful Forms and Templates
By downloading these documents you have waived the Ministry/Province from any liability and save harmless the Ministry/Province from the use of the these contract documents.
- FFT Site Preparation Services Contract 2009 (DOC)
- FFT Site Preparation Schedule A 2009 (DOC)
- FFT Site Preparation Schedule B 2009 (DOC)
- FFT Site Preparation Schedule C 2009 (DOC)
- FFT Site Preparation Schedule D Insurance 2009 (DOC)
- FFT Site Preparation Services Contract 2009 Recipient (DOC)
- FFT Site Preparation Schedule A 2009 Recipient (DOC)
- FFT Site Preparation Schedule B 2009 Recipient (DOC)
- FFT Site Preparation Schedule C 2009 Recipient (DOC)
- FFT Site Preparation Schedule D Insurance 2009 Recipient (DOC)