British Columbia's forests ministry announces new woodlot license near Gold River with proposed AAC of 3,000 m3

VICTORIA, British Columbia , November 16, 2011 (press release) – A new woodlot licence available near Gold River will increase forestry opportunities for small operators.

The woodlot includes 740 hectares of Crown land near Hisnit Inlet, approximately 30 kilometres west of Gold River, and has a proposed allowable annual cut of 3,000 cubic metres. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 11 a.m.

Further details about the new licence are available through the Campbell River Natural Resource District office at 250 286-9360 or online at:

Quick Facts:

  • There are about 860 active woodlots in British Columbia.
  • Each woodlot generates jobs in planning, harvesting, road construction and maintenance, reforestation, silviculture and small-scale timber processing.
  • Woodlot licences are small, area-based tenures that combine private land with up to 800 hectares of Crown land on the Coast and 1,200 hectares of Crown land in the Interior.

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