Professional Reliance concept was introduced with FRPA to give more responsibility for forest decisions to forest professionals. The Forest Practices Board studied how this has worked in FPB Board Bulletin 014-professional reliance
Information: The MFLNRO has posted the updated status of the BC forest inventory http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hts/vri/. The document is rather technical but does provide information for the layperson interested in knowing what is available in their local forest.
Article – May 2014 – Forest Practices Board Special Report-A decade in review (FPB SR46-A-Decade-in-Review)
The FPB evaluation of nine (9) Forest and Range Practices Act framework elements rated performance fair to poor in all but forest practices which got a Board rating of good.