The impacts of the Mountain Pine Beetle, recent wildfires and current
economic situation has prompted the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural
Resource Operations to re-examine our investment activities on the land based to
ensure these investments are focused and optimized.
In recent years the ministry has had a mix of programs to fund activities on
the land base including the Forest Investment Account – Land Based Investment
program, Forests for Tomorrow, and other programs delivered as part of regular
To ensure limited funding is expended in the most efficient and effective way
the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has consolidated
these funding sources under the Land Based Investment. The Land Based Investment Strategy provides guidance to ensure that the government goals and
priorities are achieved economically, efficiently, and effectively in a
results-based management framework.