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FORT ST. JOHN

ATLIN

MAS SETP RINCE RUP ERT

FORT NELSON

P RINCE GEORGE

KAMLOOP S

REVELSTOKE

WILLIAMS LAKE

VICTORIA

NANAIMOVANCOUVER

NELSONCAMP BELL

RIVER KELOWNA

Y UKON TERRITORY NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

ALBERTA

ALAS KA

IDAHO MONTANAWAS HINGTON

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Th is m a p re fle cts a na lysis perform e d b y th e Old Growth Tech nica l AdvisoryP a ne l (Da u st, D., P rice, K., Holt, R., Matth a u s, L. a nd Merke l, G.) u tilizingP rovince of British Colu m b ia data, Octob e r 24, 2021.Th is m a p re fle cts th e com b ina tion of P riority Big -tre e d Old Growth , Ancie ntForests, a nd Re m na nt Old Ecosyste m s. P le a se re fe r to th e individu a l m a ps ofP riority Big -tre ed Old Growth , Ancie nt Forests, a nd Re m na nt Old Ecosyste m s tose e th e spatia l distrib u tion of e a ch of th e se forest types.Th e P riority De fe rra l Are a displayed on th is m a p ca n inclu de overlap. Are asth a t a re P riority Big -tre ed Old Growth m a y a lso inclu de are a s of Ancie nt Forestsa nd/or Re m na nt Old Ecosyste m s. For th e sa m e re a son, are a s of Ancie nt Forestsm a y inclu de Re m na nt Old Ecosyste m s. P riority Big -tre e d Old Growth conta insolde r m a tu re fore st in som e ecosyste m s.Harvest proh ib ite d or g e ne ra lly proh ib ite d a re forested a re a s a lre a dy coveredb y a n existing conse rva tion desig na tion. Som e priority de fe rra l are a s sh own a rea lre a dy covere d b y a n e xisting conse rva tion desig na tion.Forest assessm e nt la nd b a se is forested la nd e xclu ding a re a s with a crownclosu re le ss th a n 10%, private, m u nicipa l a nd first na tion reserve la nds.Forested la nd not assesse d is la nd with in priva te , m u nicipa l a nd first na tionre se rve la nds.For fu rth e r inform a tion, se e th e Old Growth Tech nica l Advisory P a ne l'sOctob e r 2021 report, "P riority De fe rra ls: An Ecolog ica l Approach ".Map produ ce d b y: GeoBC, Decision S u pport S e ctionMa y 31, 2022

Ministry ofForestsRITISHBOLUMBIAC

P riority De fe rra l Are a

Harvest proh ib ite d or g e ne ra lly proh ib ite d

BEC “woodla nd” a nd sparse ly tre e d

Forest assessm e nt la nd b a seForeste d la nd not asse ssed

Forest inform a tion not pu b licly ava ila b le

P riority de fe rra l are a