Lakes Timber Supply Area

The Lakes Timber Supply Area (TSA), located in north-central British Columbia, encompasses approximately 1.5 million hectares of land. It includes the Village of Burns Lake and smaller communities such as Decker Lake, Grassy Plains and Danskin. The TSA is administered by the Nadina Natural Resource District office located in Burns Lake.

The Lakes TSA's current allowable annual cut (AAC) is 970,000 cubic metres, effective November 21, 2019. Generally, a new AAC is set at least once every 10 years.

News release

New cut level set for Lakes Timber Supply Area
Reference # 2019FLNRO278-002245*  Released on November 21, 2019

Public input invited on the Lakes TSA discussion paper
Reference # 2019FLNRO102-000806* Released on April 29, 2019

Current Timber Supply Review

  • Rationale for AAC Determination (PDF, 1.3MB) November 2019 
    This document was amended on December 17, 2019. The amendments provide clarification regarding areas in the timber harvesting land base. The level of the allowable annual cut and partitions remain unchanged from the document published on November 21, 2019.