Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

British Columbia's ADM Resource Stewardship Division

Tom-Ethier.jpg [35 KB] Tom Ethier was appointed by Order in Council in 2012

The Assistant Deputy Minister for the Resource Stewardship Division of the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations provides overall leadership to the division including strategic oversight to the development of resource stewardship policy and practices.  Primary responsibilities include:

  • setting policy and standards for forest practices
  • setting policy and standards for water sustainability,
  • water resource management,
  • marine planning
  • resource management objectives, and
  • genetic resource management

This website provides links to documents and presentations that the ADM has provided for the purposes of guiding and monitoring sustainable forest and water management.

The following branch websites;

provide more information on the Division’s responsibilities, products and services.

Guidance and Information from the ADM of Resource Stewardship Division