Welcome to the Campbell River Natural Resource District


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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.

The 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 treasures.


District Boundaries

Campbell River Natural Resource District Map  Pdf Doc


District Contact Information      

The Campbell River Natural Resource District welcomes your correspondence:

Please note for enquiries that require detailed assistance, an appointment may be required. You can book an appointment through the following contact options:

Find Us:  Map

Location and Mailing:            370 South Dogwood Street
                                                 Campbell River, B.C.
                                                          V9W 6Y7

Hours of Operation:                      Monday-Friday
                                                   8:30am - 4:30pm

Closed for Statutory Holidays

Phone: (250) 286-9300

Fax:     (250) 286-9490

Email:  Forests.CampbellRiverDistrictOffice@gov.bc.ca
Site Last Updated December 20, 2018



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