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 base 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.
Land Based Investment Strategy
Investment activities, planning, and delivery processes are listed for the
following major Land Based Investment (LBI) categories as well as delivery
standards for specific categories where a mix of delivery agents are utilized.
In addition to the major investment categories listed, investments are also
being made in fire management, range, and water as outlined in the Land Based