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Fraser Lake Forest Stewardship Plans

Fraser Lake Sawmills (FLSM) is a sawmill and bioenergy facility in Fraser Lake, British Columbia with forest licenses in the Lakes and Prince George Timber Supply Areas. Our operations are carried out under approved Forest Stewardship Plans (FSPs). An approved FSP allows for the harvest of timber and construction of roads within a forest development unit (FDU). Details about our approved FSPs provided below.

Review and comment periods

Prior to submitting the new FSPs and amendments to approval, FLSM provides an opportunity for review and comment on the results and strategies outlined in the plan to address the following Objectives set by Government for:

a) soils;
b) visual quality;
c) timber;
d) water;
e) fish
f) wildlife;
g) biodiversity;
h) recreation resources;
i) resource features; and Resource District
j) cultural heritage resources; and
k) other objectives established under the Forest and Range Practices Act that pertain to the area of the FSP.

Lakes Timber Supply Area

Fraser Lake Sawmills operates under an approved FSP within the Lakes Timber Supply Area in coordination with the Cheslatta Carrier Nation and the Sinlcar Group. This FSP was approved on November 28, 2017 and will expire on November 27, 2022.

The Forest Stewardship Plan and information on the area it covers can be obtained from the following links:

Prince George Timber Supply Area

Approved FSP

Fraser Lake Sawmills operates under an approved FSP within the Stuart Nechako Natural Resource District portion of the Prince George Timber Supply Area. 

The Forest Stewardship Plan and information on the area it covers can be obtained from the following links:

Amendment 5 to FSP

Fraser Lake Sawmills has proposed an amendment to their Forest Stewardship Plan #652.  This amendment is required to include results and strategies for operations occurring within Fisheries Sensitive Watersheds and to make changes to the classification of deleterious brush competition within the Stocking Standards for cutblocks harvested under FSP #652 in the Stuart Nechako Natural Resource District.

The proposed amendment is available for review and comment from January 7, 2021 to March 8, 2021.

Written comments may be submitted by email to [email protected], or by mail to:

Fraser Lake Sawmills
Attention: Jaret van der Giessen, R.P.F
P.O. Box 100
Fraser Lake, BC  V0J 1S0

Comments must be received in writing no later than 5:00 pm on March 8, 2021.  For further information, please contact Jaret van der Giessen, R.P.F. at 250-699-6235.

Amended Details Maps: