SFM Plans

Canfor continues to be a leader in third-party Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) certification of its forestry operations.

The SFM plans, associated reports and audit summaries are available below. Click the links below to view the Plans for our locations

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  1. Chetwynd
  2. Fort Nelson
  3. Fort St. James Forest District
  4. Fort St. John Pilot Project
  5. Grande Prairie
  6. Houston
  7. TFL30 (Prince George)
  8. Mackenzie
  9. Prince George Forest District
  10. Quesnel
  11. Radium
  12. Vanderhoof
  13. Vavenby
 

Integrated Pest Management Plans

Development of the Integrated Pest
Management Plan

Canadian Forest Products Ltd. (Canfor) has five year Integrated Vegetation Management Plans (IVMP) specific to each Division. These plans five year span vary according to division. These plans apply to Canfor operations where Canfor is legally responsible (i.e. the Forest Act and/or the Forest Practices Code of BC Act and/or the Forest Range and Practices Act) to control problem vegetation growth on "net areas to be reforested" and access roads.

Purpose of the IVMP

To control problem vegetation using the principles of integrated vegetation management - which includes the following methods: Natural control, biological control, livestock grazing, manual brushing, and herbicides.

Primary benefits of the IVMP

  • Achieve the legal requirements to control problem vegetation growth on "net areas to be reforested" and allow access to those areas.
  • Minimize worker's exposure to potentially dangerous equipment (e.g. chainsaws, etc) and potential hazards to worker health (e.g. pesticides, petroleum products, carbon monoxide and other exhaust gases, etc).
  • Ensure that all activities are undertaken in a manner that minimizes the risk to the environment, fish & wildlife and human health.
  • Respect agreements with the public, landowners, other stakeholders and First Nations' treaty rights and/or traditional rights; and
  • Ensure compliance with all pertinent government laws and regulations.

Areas/communities within the IVMP area

Contact your local division to discuss specific areas in the IVMP.

The following herbicides may be proposed for use in the areas to which the IVMP applies
Trade Name Active Ingredient PCP No.
Terragro-Weedmaster Glyphosate 35.6% 29009
Vision Glyphosate 35.6% 19899
Release Triclopyr 48% 22093
Vantage Glyphosate 35.6% 26884
VisionMax Glyphosate 49% 27736

Integrated Vegetation Management Plans and Maps are
available as PDF files

Please contact local divisions to request a copy, provide comments, or make an
appointment for a viewing with our Silviculture Staff.

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