Campbell River - An Introduction
With a population of over 100,000 between 8 cities/towns, the Campbell River
Natural Resource District (CRNRD) spans 2 million hectares on central
Vancouver Island and part of the mainland.
Seventeen First Nations claim traditional territory within this
district. The focus of business
is aquaculture, agrifoods, clean energy development, construction, creative
industries, forestry, health care, international education, mining,
technology and tourism.
district office handles permitting for an AAC of approximately 4,500,000 m3;
provides authorizations and inspections on 75 active scale sites and 18
timber processing facilities.
There are 3 major forestry companies operating on crown land, 41 woodlots
and 14 First Nation’s tenures. Implementing
the one land manager model has expanded permitting/licensing services for
CRNRD by approximately 335 new lands files annually.
As the thriving central hub of the region, the area is long known for
legendary salmon fishing by generations of anglers.
Private boats and yachts are welcomed at the many local marinas located in
the Campbell River area with ocean access throughout the North Central
Island region and the capacity to handle everything up to Alaskan cruise
ships. Nautical visitors will
find plenty of safe anchorages and experiences throughout the Discovery
Islands, Desolation Sound, or Nootka Sound on the Pacific coast.
Campbell River and area have grown into a multi-faceted destination known
for its endless adventure opportunities, stunning scenery, and cultural
River Natural Resource District Map
The Campbell River Natural Resource District
welcomes your correspondence:
Location and Mailing:
370 South Dogwood Street
Campbell River, B.C.
Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 4:30pm
Closed for Statutory Holidays
Fax: (250) 286-9490
Site Last Updated June 2018
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