Ministry of Forests Annual Report 1995/96


Table 5: Deletion of land from provincial forests in 1995/96, by forest region

Designated use of Land Deleted
 
Agriculture Industry and
Transportation
Parks and
Recreation*
Commercial Residential Other Totals
 
hectares
 
Region
Cariboo314.60 2.38 16.25 333.23
Kamloops1.50 17.49 18.99
Nelson
Prince George 811.95 1.78 1.57 815.30
Prince Rupert 34.60 0.22 34.82
Vancouver 41.52 55.70 97.22
Totals 1,128.05 36.38 43.90 35.53 55.70 1,299.56

* New parks (protected areas), established under the Park Act, which lie within provincial forests have not yet been excluded from the provincial forests. From April 1, 1995 through March 31, 1996, approximately 1 million hectares of provincial forest land was designated as park land.