Cassiar Timber Supply Area
The Cassiar Timber Supply Area (TSA) in northwestern British Columbia is B.C.’s largest and least populated TSA. Covering 13.1 million hectares, or one-sixth of the province, its boundaries coincide with those of the Skeena Stikine Natural Resource District.
Administered by the Skeena Stikine Natural Resource District office in Smithers, communities in the Cassiar TSA include Dease Lake, Atlin, Telegraph Creek, Iskut, Good Hope Lake and Lower Post.
Current Timber Supply Review
The Cassiar TSA’s allowable annual cut (AAC) is 196,000 cubic metres, effective March 5, 2015. Generally, a new AAC is set at least once every 10 years.