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Seed Planning and Registry System (SPAR)

SPAR is a web-based information management system that provides clients with direct on-line access to a provincial registry of forest tree seed and a comprehensive seedling ordering system for meeting annual reforestation needs.

The SPAR application consists of the following components:

  • Requests:  seedling requests, direct seed withdrawals, cone and seed processing, testing, and other services. Requests are entered through SPAR and downloaded to the Cone and Seed Processing System (CONSEP) at the Tree Seed Centre. Seedling requests include selection of suitable lots according to the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations seed and vegetative material transfer guidelines.

  • Tree Seed and Vegetative Lot Registry: entry and maintenance of seed and vegetative lot information and queries. Functions such as allocation transactions (reserve and surplus) and inventory adjustments to seed balances are also available.

  • Reporting includes generating standard SPAR reports through submission screens. Reports may be submitted in various formats, including pdf, xls and doc.

  • Application and data custodianship, including maintenance of SPAR tables by Tree Improvement Branch.

For more information, contact:
Susan Zedel - Seed Information Officer
Phone:(250) 356-1598
Susan.Zedel@gov.bc.ca

This page last revised: March 22, 2006 3:58 PM

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