Historical Summary

Forestry started as a practice in British Columbia in the late 1800s as the forest industry became more significant to the province's economy. In 2004, a document (below) was prepared recounting BC's forest history.

Forestry History 1800s - 2004

1935

1935 - Larry McMullan on peak mapping the forest below: Kettle Forest Survey, BC Forest Service.

1951 - Gerry Burch, RPF, packing up after a fire. San Juan Ridge, Vancouver Island.