Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Forest Analysis

Current Allowable Annual Cut (AAC) for Tree Farm Licences (TFLs)

Effective date of AAC is the date on which the AAC decision comes into effect — usually specified by the AAC rationale — and is not always the same as the determined date.

Provincial Guide for Submission of Timber Supply Analysis Information Packages for Tree Farm Licences (2001)
 — This document is currently under revision.  For more information, please contact the Senior Analyst-TFLs.

  Allowable Annual Cut (AAC)
TFL# Licensee 1993–1999 Documents 2000–2006
Documents
2007–Current Documents Volume
Based
(m³/year) &
Effective Date
Area Based
(ha/year) & Effective Date
Coast

6

Western Forest Products Inc.

AAC Rationale (1995)

AAC Rationale (2001)

Postponement Order (2007)

Creation of the Pacific TSA (2009)

AAC Rationale
(2012)

 


 

1,362,000
Jan 1, 2015

 

19

Western Forest Products Inc.

AAC Rationale (1996)

AAC Rationale (2001)

AAC Rationale (2010)

728,837
Mar 15, 2012

 

25

Western Forest Products Inc.

AAC Rationale (1996)

 

AAC Rationale (2008)

233,516
Jul 8, 2010

 

26

The Corporation of the District of Mission

AAC Rationale (1996)

AAC Rationale (2001)

AAC Rationale (2010)

45,000
Mar 26, 2010

 

37

Western Forest Products Inc.

AAC Rationale (1999)

AAC Rationale (2006)

Creation of the Pacific TSA (2009)

889,415
Jul 15, 2009

 

38

Northwest Squamish Forestry Limited Partnership

AAC Rationale (1999)

 

AAC Rationale (2007)

250,500
Mar 28, 2007

 

39

Western Forest Products Inc.

AAC Rationale (1996)

AAC Rationale (2001)

1,683,980
Jan 1, 2015

 

43

Kruger Products L.P.

AAC Rationale (1995)

AAC Rationale (2000)

AAC Rationale (2010)

18,927
Jan 6, 2016
 

 

44

Western Forest Products Inc.

AAC Rationale (1993)

AAC Rationale (1998)

AAC Rationale 2003

AAC Rationale (2011)

793,600
Dec 17, 2015

 

45

International Forest Products Limited

AAC Rationale (1996)

AAC Rationale (2001)

AAC Rationale (2009)

175,000
Jul 15, 2009

 

46

Teal Cedar Products Ltd.

AAC Rationale (1996)

AAC Rationale (2003)

Part 13 Order (2004)

Creation of the Pacific TSA (2009)

AAC Rationale (2011)

 

381,009
May 15, 2012

 

47

TimberWest Forest Corp.

AAC Rationale (1996)

AAC Rationale (2003)

Part 13 Order expired

Creation of the Pacific TSA (2009)

AAC Rationale (2014)







630,000
Feb 4, 2014

 

54

Ma–Mook Natural Resources Ltd.

AAC Rationale (1996)

AAC Rationale (2000)

AAC Rationale (2008)  

315.8
Apr 19, 2011

57

Iisaak Forest Resources Ltd.

  AAC Rationale (2005)

Postponement Order (2009)

 

381
Dec 15, 2009

58

Teal Cedar Products Ltd.

    AAC Rationale (2012) 79,000
Sep 20, 2012
 
60

Taan Forest Inc.

    AAC Rationale (2012) 340,000
Sep 20, 2012
 
61

Pacheedaht Anderson Timber Holdings L.P.

      108,500
May 1, 2010
 
63 Kruger Products L.P.       20,973 Jan 6, 2016
Totals for Coast 7,740,257 696.8
North
1

Coast Tsimshian Resources Partnership  Limited

AAC Rationale (1999)

Part 14 Order (2000)

AAC Rationale (2008)

Creation of the Cascadia TSA (2011)




378,059
Jul 6, 2011
 

30

Canadian Forest Products Ltd.

AAC Rationale (1996)

AAC Rationale (2003)

Postponement Order (2007)

AAC Rationale (2014)




412,500
Feb 6, 2014

 

41

Skeena Sawmills Ltd.

AAC Rationale (1994)

AAC Rationale (1999)

Postponement Order (2003)

Creation of the  Cascadia & Pacific TSA

AAC Rationale (2012)





128,000
Jan 31, 2012

 

53

Dunkley Lumber Ltd.

AAC Rationale (1994)

AAC Rationale (1999)

AAC Rationale (2003)

AAC Rationale (2005)


AAC Rationale (2010)


219,000
Nov 30, 2010

 

48

Canadian Forest Products Ltd.

AAC Rationale (1996)

AAC Rationale (2001)

AAC Rationale (2007)

AAC Rationale (2015)

1,550,000
Oct 15, 2015

 

Totals for North 2,687,559  
South

3

International Forest Products Limited

AAC Rationale (1998)

AAC Rationale (2010)

80,000
Mar 30, 2010

 

8

International Forest Products Limited

AAC Rationale (1997)

 

AAC Rationale (2009)

186,000
Apr 1, 2009

 

14

Canadian Forest Products Ltd.

AAC Rationale (1996)

AAC Rationale (2001)

AAC Rationale (2008)

180,000
Apr 7, 2008

 

18

Canadian Forest Products Ltd.

AAC Rationale (1995)

AAC Rationale (2000)

AAC Rationale (2006)

290,000
Mar 9, 2006

 

23

International Forest Products Limited

AAC Rationale (1994)

AAC Rationale (1999)

AAC Rationale (2010)

Creation of the
Cascadia TSA (2011)




450,000
Sep 14, 2011

 

33

Federated
Cooperatives Limited

AAC Rationale (1996)

AAC Rationale (2000)

Postponement Order (2005)

AAC Rationale (2011)

21,000
Mar 31, 2011

 

35

West Fraser Mills Ltd.

AAC Rationale (1996)

AAC Rationale (2001)

AAC Rationale (2004) 

AAC Rationale (2012) 

125,000
Mar 1, 2012

 

49

Tolko Industries Ltd.

AAC Rationale (1998)

AAC Rationale (2005)

AAC Rationale
(2012)

204,000
Nov 30, 2012

 

52

West Fraser Mills Ltd.

AAC Rationale (1996)

AAC Rationale (2003)

AAC Rationale (2009)

Creation of the
Cascadia TSA (2011) 




918,014
Sep 14, 2011

 

55

Louisiana–Pacific Canada Ltd.

AAC Rationale (1996)

AAC Rationale (2001)

AAC Rationale (2007)

90,000
Mar 8, 2007

 

56

Revelstoke Community Forest Corporation

AAC Rationale (1996)

AAC Rationale (2001)

AAC Rationale (2010)

90,000
Sep 8, 2010

 

59

Weyerhaeuser Canada Ltd.

      66,000
Apr 1, 2008
 
Totals for South 2,700,014  
TFL Total for Province 13,127,830 696.8

 

Some AACs have been adjusted due to Allowable Annual Cut Administration Regulation, Community Forest Agreements, First Nations Woodland Licences.  When a CFA is issued, the AAC is adjusted.  

TFL 1 - AAC reduced due to the creation of the Cascadia TSA, July 6, 2011.
TFL 5
- Consolidated with TFL 52 as of December 28, 2006.
TFL 6 - AAC adjusted; TFL 39 Block 4 transferred to TFL 6.  AACs adjusted January 1, 2015, Instrument #175.

TFL 10 and TFL 42 - Now Community Forest Agreements.
TFL 15 and TFL 35 - TFL 15 was consolidated with TFL 35 as of July 14, 2006.
TFL 19 - AAC adjusted; March 15, 2012; Instrument Number 73.
TFL 23 - Effective September 14, 2011 the AAC is reduced by 176,503 (Cascadia TSA).
TFL 25
- Block 6 was deleted and became part of the Queen Charlotte TSA (TSA 25) on July 8, 2010 under Section 39.1 of the Forest Act As a result, the AAC of TFL 25 was reduced by 115,000 cubic metres under the Allowable Annual Cut Administration Regulation. That increased the AAC of the Queen Charlotte TSA by the same amount to 590,000 cubic metres. 
TFL 39 - AAC adjusted January 1, 2015; Allowable Annual Cut Administration Regulation May 28, 2012; Part 13 order expired May 23, 2010; January 15, 2010 TFL 39 and TFL 60 sub-divided.
TFL 41 - AAC Rationale January 31, 2012; September 14, 2011 is reduced (Cascadia TSA and Pacific TSA.
TFL 43 and TFL 63 - January 6, 2016 - TFL 43 has been subdivided into TFLs 43 and 63. The Kingcome unit of TFL 63 is located within the GBR area.
TFL 44
- AAC adjusted December 17, 2015, Ministerial Order # 3(4) 27-4.
TFL 46 - Effective May 15, 2012 TFL 46 FRA AAC is designated as part of the Hill 60 negotiations.
Block 5 (including Hill 60 area) was deleted from TFL 46 by FRA Order 3(4)21-23.
TFL 47 - AAC Rationale February 4, 2014; December 1, 2006 was subdivided to create TFL 58 from the Moresby Block of TFL 47.
TFL 49 - Instrument 13 effective November 30, 2012.
TFL 52 - Effective September 14, 2011 the AAC is reduced by 81,986
 (Cascadia TSA).
TFL 54 - Effective April 19, 2011 Minister's AAC Reduction Order.
TFL 58 - AAC Rationale September 20, 2012; TFL 58 was subdivided from TFL 47 (Moresby Block of the Queen Charlotte Islands).
TFL 35 and TFL 59 - Effective April 1, 2008, TFL 59 was issued, over an area of land (Inkaneep Block) when it was deleted from TFL 35 via Instrument Number 12.
TFL 61 - Created from TFL 25 Block 1, May 1, 2010.

Due to the creation of the Pacific TSA (July 15, 2009) TFLs 6, 19, 25, 37, 39, 46, 47 have been affected.

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