BC Timber Sales - Business Area Environmental Management System (EMS) and Sustainable Forest Management (SFM)

BC Timber Sales licensees, permittees, forestry contractors and staff are guided by BCTS's province-wide environmental and sustainable forest management policies. Each timber sales office is responsible for the implementation of the BCTS EMS and SFM certification strategy.


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Mandatory training

BCTS licensees, permittees, and contractors (LPCs) supervisors and workers must achieve and maintain training, as outlined in the LPC Training Matrix (Table 008-1) (DOCX, 60KB). Training is for required employees, agents, and contractors working on the cutting authority, associated permit areas, or working on the place of work linked to conditions of BCTS TSL and contract agreements.

Courses

Continuing education resources

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The following guidance videos and documents may be used as training aids for equipment operators, forestry contractors, field supervisors, environmental monitors, and planners.

Business area certification

Environmental field procedures

Training

Emergency response

TBA pre-works, inspections and guidance checklists

Pre-works

Inspections

Self inspections

Significant environmental aspects

Wildfire management

Species of management concern

Environmental field procedures

Training

Emergency response

TCC pre-works, inspections and guidance checklists

Pre-works

Inspections

Self inspections

Significant environmental aspects

Wildfire management

Species at risk

Invasive plants

Soil conservation

Guides and forms

Environmental field procedures

Training

Emergency response

TCH pre-works, inspections and guidance checklists

Pre-works

Inspections

Self inspections

Significant environmental aspects

Wildfire management

Species of management concern

Invasive plants / invasive species

Old growth management

Wet weather safety shutdown guidelines

Windthrow management

Marine

Supplements

 Environmental field procedures

Training

Emergency response

TKA pre-works, inspections and guidance checklists

Pre-works

Inspections

Self inspections

Significant environmental aspects

Wildfire management

Species of management concern 

Wildlife management strategies

Supplements

 What's new

 Environmental field procedures

Training

Emergency response

TKO pre-works, inspections and guidance checklists

Pre-works

Inspections

Self-inspection 

Environmental aspects

Wildfire management

Species of management concern

Wildlife management

Terrain / soils

Water / riparian management

Road management

Invasive plants

Supplements

 Environmental field procedures

Training

Emergency response

TOC pre-works, inspections and guidance checklists

Pre-works

Inspections

Self inspections

Supplemental information

Cultural heritage resources

Harvesting

Invasive plants

Riparian management

Roads management

Soil conservation

Species of management concern

Wildfire management

Additional supplements

 Environmental field procedures

Training

Emergency response

TPL pre-works, inspections and guidance checklists

Pre-works

Inspections

Self inspections

Significant environmental aspects

Road management

Soils

Wildfire management

Species of management concern

Invasive plants

Test drills

Supplements

Sustainable Forest Management (SFMP, annual review and audits)

Tree Farm Licence 48

Fort Nelson Defined Forest Area

Fort St. John Pilot Project

 Environmental Field Procedures

Training

Emergency response

TPG pre-works, inspections and guidance checklists

Pre-works

Inspections

Self inspections

Significant environmental aspects

Wildfire management

Environmental field procedures

Training

Emergency response

TST pre-works, inspections and guidance checklists

Pre-works

Inspections

Self inspections

Significant environmental aspects

Wildfire management

Wet weather safety shutdown guidelines

Species of management concern

Road and bridges

Marine

Environmental field procedures

Training

Emergency response

TSK pre-works, inspections and guidance checklists

Pre-works

Inspections

Self inspections

Significant environmental aspects

Wildfire

Old growth management

Species of management concern

Invasive plants

Cultural Heritage resources

Terrain

Marine

Water

Supplemental guidance

Environmental field procedures

Training

Emergency response

TSG pre-works, inspections and guidance checklists

Pre-works

Inspections

Self inspections

Environmental aspects

Wildfire management

Water management

Wet weather safety shutdown guidelines

Species at risk and biodiversity

Species at risk protocols

At risk ecological communities

Invasive species

Old growth management

Karst

Harvesting / roads

Windthrow Management


 

 Environmental Field Procedures

Training

Emergency response

TSN pre-works, inspections and guidance checklists

Pre-works

Inspections

Self inspections

Significant environmental aspects

Wildfire management

Soil conservation

Roads management

Species at risk / migratory birds

Invasive plants

Riparian management

Letter templates