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Kamloops Forest District
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The Kamloops Timber Supply Review sets the Annual Allowable Cut (AAC) for the Timber Supply Area (TSA)- which includes the Thompson Rivers Forest District. The Kamloops TSA covers 2.6 million hectares in the southwestern Interior. The current allowable annual cut for the Kamloops TSA is 4 million cubic metres, effective June 1, 2008.

The Thompson Rivers Forest District involves allocations for:

  • 9 Forest Licensees (Gilbert Smith, Interfor, Tolko, West Fraser and Canfor, Stella-Jones, Tk'emlupsemc, Skeetchestn and Simpcw).
  • 2 Tree Farm Licence (West Fraser TFL #35, Canadian Forest Products TFL #18).
  • 1 Pulpwood Agreements: PA2 Domtar Pulp and Paper.
  • 15 Non-Replaceable Forest Licenses, many of them held by First Nations.
  • 50 Woodlots 76,000 cubic metres.
  • Timber Sales Program: 764,476 cubic metres.
  • 3 Community Forest Agreements near Barriere, Logan Lake and Clearwater.

More detailed Operating Area Map dated , Feb 2011


Tenures - Kamloops contact info:

Ben Humphrey, Authorizations Forester

250-371-6587 or Email:

OR for more information please see the Provincial Woodlot Program

BC Timber Sales :

The BCTS provides opportunities for individuals and firms to purchase Crown timber for their forest industry operations. In 2002 the Small Business Forest Enterprise Program was transformed into the BC Timber Sales. The Kamloops Timber Sales is allocated a total annual cut of about 728,473 cubic meters.

The Kamloops Business Area of BC Timber Sales, which geographically encompasses the Thompson Rivers, Cascades and 100 Mile House forest districts. The administrative and management centre for the business area is the Timber Sales Office (TSO) located in Kamloops. There are also field teams in Merritt, Clearwater, 100 Mile House and Kamloops.

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