Forest Practices Board examine the activities of Gwa’Nak Resources on forest licences A93095, A93096 and A75918, north of Port Hardy along the Belize Inlet, during the week of August 14, 2017. The audit area is remote and only accessible by boat or helicopter. Part of the Great Bear Rainforest, the area is ecologically diverse, supporting a range of wildlife including marbled murrelets, goshawks, grizzly bears and salmon, and is a popular area for fishing and tourism.
According to the announcement, whether harvesting, roads, bridges, silviculture, fire protection and associated planning, carried out between August 2015 and August 2017, met the requirements of the Forest and Range Practices Act and the Wildfire Act.
Earlier Forest Practices Board announced examination of activities of Winton Global Lumber in Canada.