Forest and Range Evaluation Program forage and associated plant communities monitoring

Last updated on February 22, 2023

FREP Forage & Associated Plant Communities MonitoringRange Act permits and licences on roughly 33 million hectares of Crown rangeland in British Columbia.

Grazing occurs on native plant communities in specific biogeoclimatic zones across the province, as well as on domestically seeded community pastures in central and north-eastern British Columbia and domestically seeded conifer plantations throughout the south and south-central interior. There are also significant herds of native ungulates grazing on the same land base.

Livestock grazing, range practices and range developments on Crown range are governed by the Forest and Range Practices Act.