Forest haulage roads in British Columbia.

  • Jack Durand
Keywords: Innovation, commercial, exploitation, management plans, productive forests.


The building of roads for timber haulage is a comparative innovation by the B.C. Forest Service. This body administers the Crown forest lands of Canada's most westerly province and its 118 million acres of commercial forest stands. A postwar boom in timber had led the industry and the Forest Service to consider utilization of the less accessible of these stands. The Government then began to implement a blueprint presented to it in 1945 for the gearing of felling to growth in State owned forests and to reject older and less enlightened exploitation methods which gave no thought to the future of an area. [...]
How to Cite
Durand, J. (1963) “Forest haulage roads in British Columbia.”, Irish Forestry. Available at: (Accessed: 21June2024).