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1994-1996 MMFA Work Plans and Agreements

File consists of: "General Agreement between MMFA and Deloitte & Touche Management Consultants dated 14 Nov 1994, project #4010," "General Agreement Forest Practices Project #3010 between MMFA and Natural Resources Canada (Canadian Forest Service Pacific and Yukon Region," "McGregor Model Forest 1995-1996 Workplan Social and Economic Trends Deliverable Summary," "General Agreement between MMFA and Deloitte & Touche Management Consultants dated 16 Jan. 1995, project #4010," "General Agreement Social Valuation Project #4020 between: McGregor Model Forest Association and University of Northern BC," and a "McGregor Model Forest 1995-1996 Workplan Forest Practices Deliverable Summary."

"A User's Guide to Local Level Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management: Experiences from the Canadian Model Forest Network"

File consists of a copy of "A User's Guide to Local Level Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management," created by Canada's Model Forest Program through Natural Resources Canada and an accompanying CD-ROM. The guide consists of:IntroductionModel Forests and Local Level IndicatorsWhat Model Forests have AccomplishedActivities of the Model Forest NetworkTrends and Commonalities.the CD-ROM contains all the files in the print User's Guide marked with a CD-ROM symbol as well as many others: the CD-ROM contains HTML files to form the Local Level Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management website, the main website menus consists of:LLI Reports: LLI-specific reports and publications are grouped by model forest.Model Forest Toolbox: Reports are listed under various categories such as User Guides, Data Gathering, State of the Forest Reporting, etc.Contacts: Find out how to contact the Canadian Model Forest Network for more information.Links: Find out what else is happening in LLI at model forests and around the world.

"Annual Work Plan 2002-2003"

File consists of the MMFA's "Annual Work Plan 2002-2003" prepared for the period April 1st, 2002 to March 31st, 2003 and approved by the McGregor Model Forest Association Board of Directors October 15th, 2002. "Desk Copy" is noted on the front.

"Canada's Model Forest Program-A Users' Guide to Local Level Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management: Experiences from the Canadian Model Forest Network"

File consists of Canada's Model Forest Program "A Users' Guide to Local Level Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management: Experiences from the Canadian Model Forest Network." The guide included five components: an Introduction, Model Forests and Local Level Indicators, What Model Forests Have Accomplished, Activities of the Model Forest Network and Trends and Commonalities. File includes promotional materials: "Innovations: The Canadian Model Forest Network Bulletin," "The Canadian Model Forest Network: Partners for Sustainable Forest Management," and a Model Forest bookmark.

Canadian Model Forest Network Strategic Initiatives-Local Level Indicators Working Group 1998-99 Work Plan

File consists of the Canadian Model Forest Network Strategic Initiatives-Local Level Indicators Working Group 1998-99 Work Plan containing drafts, edits, and revised project proposals. File Includes: "Understanding the Interdependence and Interaction Between Social, Economic, and Ecological Indicators," "Local Level Socio-Economic Indicators of Community Sustainability for the Model Forest Network," "Indicators of the Benefits of Wilderness and Biodiversity at a Local Level," "Development of a Multiple Resource Accounting Framework for Model Forests: Incorporating Local Level Criteria and Indicators," "Identification of Common Local Level Indicators that are Common Across the Model Forest Network and Complication of Associated Baseline Data and Available Information Sources," " Three Measures of Community Forest Sector Dependence," "A Proposal to the National Model Forest Network Local-Level Criteria & Indicator Implementation: Forecasting Indicators in Scenario Planning" by Dr. David A. Maclean, and "Development and Maintenance of a Network Repository of Criteria and Indicator Related Information (Local Level Indicators Website Project)." File includes assorted memorandum, correspondence, handwritten notes, draft minutes, contract information, written phone messages, and applications for Research Grants, and unsolicited proposals from various institutions and groups.

"Canadian Model Forest Network-Local Level Indicators Strategic Initiative Information"

File consists of Canada's Model Forest Network "Local Level Indicators Strategic Initiative." File includes: "Local Level Indicator Bibliography," an overview of Model Forests and Synopsis of LLI Program, "Local Level Indicators Synthesis Document," "The Canadian Model Forest Network: Local Level Indicators Gap Analysis" by Martin von Mirback, "Local Level Indicators and Databases Common Across the Canadian Model Forest Network: A View to Possible Information Sharing and Networking Opportunities" by Elizabeth A. Holmes, "Criteria and Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management: A Practical Guide to Using Criteria and Indicators in Newfoundland and Labrador," Fundy Model Forest "Criteria & Indicators," "The Eastern Ontario Model Forest's 1998-1999 State of the Forest Report" prepared by Lorne Johnson with Paul Heaven, "Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management for the Foothills Model Forest" prepared by W.R. Dempster, and "A Framework for Monitoring Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management: First Approximation" prepared by Dr. Keith McClain.

"Compendium of Information on Criteria & Indicators: Canadian Model Forest Network Local Level Indicators Working Group, Vol. 1"

File consists of a large compendium containing reports, scholarly articles, papers, guidelines and principles for Canadian Model Forests. The compendium has a brief letter to the reader by Bruce MacArthur (Chair, Model Forest Network) and Keith McClain (Secretariat) describing the scope and purpose the three volume compendiums. The manual is divided into ten subheadings: Preface, Excerpts from the United Nations Conference of Environment and Development, Canada's Commitment to Sustainable Forest Management, Europe's Commitment to Sustainable Forest Management, Sustain ability of the Amazon Forest, ITTO Guidelines for Sustainable Forest Management, US Approach to Sustainable Forest Management, Developing Approaches to Sustainability: Examples, Harmonization of Criteria & Indicators, and CIFOR and Testing Criteria & Indicators.

"Compendium of Information on Criteria & Indicators: Canadian Model Forest Network Local Level Indicators Working Group, Vol. 2"

File consists of a large compendium containing reports, scholarly articles, papers, guidelines and principles for Canadian Model Forests. The manual is divided into ten subheadings: Initiatives on Assessing Sustainability/C&I Updates, International Seminar on Criteria & Indicators: Background Document, International Seminar on Criteria & Indicators: Final Document, International Seminar on Criteria & Indicators: Summaries, Needs and Future Action, Countdown: Issues 1-7, WRI: New Initiatives on International Forest Policy, International Working Group on Forests: Selected Papers, Selected Initiatives and Case Studies, Selected Papers from 1993 Model Forest Workshop on Sustainable Development, and Selected Papers on Sustainable Forest Management.

"Compendium of Information on Criteria & Indicators: Canadian Model Forest Network Local Level Indicators Working Group, Vol. 3"

File consists of a large compendium containing reports, scholarly articles, papers, standards, and principals for Canadian Model Forests. The manual is divided into eight subheadings: Selected Readings on Sustainable Forest Management, Selected Papers from 1996 UBC-UPM Conference on Certification, Selected Papers on Certification, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), International Standards Association (ISO), Canadian Standards Association (CSA), Guiding Principles for Voluntary Certification Systems for Sustainable Forest Management, and WRI: Sustainable Forest Management Systems and Forest Management Certification.

"First Nation Participation in Canada's Model Forest Program 1992-1997: Accomplishments and Opportunities"

File consists of the "First Nation Participation in Canada's Model Forest Program 1992-1997: Accomplishments and Opportunities" a report prepared by the Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada. This report describes the First Nations participation in Canada's Model Forest Program with details on the Western Newfoundland Model Forest, the Fundy Model Forest, the Bas-Saint-Laurent Model Forest, the Eastern Ontario Model Forest, Lake Abitibi Model Forest, Manitoba Model Forest, Prince Albert Model Forest, and the Foothills Model Forest.

"Identifying the Community of Interests Related to the McGregor Model Forest: Who is it that cares about the McGregor Model Forest and What is it that they care about?"

File consists the "Identifying the Community of Interests Related to the McGregor Model Forest: Who is it that cares about the McGregor Model Forest and What is it that they care about?" vol. 2: Data Collection, Results, Discussions, Conclusions & Recommendations prepared for the MMFA by Mark Robson, Dr. Dave Robinson and Dr. Alex Hawley.

McGregor Model Forest Association Administration

Series consists of administrative records of the McGregor Model Forest Association (MMFA) including: Board of Directors Meeting Minutes from 1993 to 1997; work plans from 1994 to 1997 and 2002 to 2003; annual reports from 1995 to 2006; Technical Steering Committee Meeting Minutes from 1993 to 1997. Series also includes MMFA Master Direction document and Defining Document as well as a reference guide for the MMFA.

McGregor Model Forest Association fonds

  • 2007.11
  • Fonds
  • 1992-2007

Fonds consists of the McGregor Model Forest records documenting the operational history of the model forest from 1992 through 2007. These records document the various functions of the McGregor Model Forest reflected in the four series:

  • 1) Projects and Research consisting of reports, proposals, and project and research materials ranging from 1994 to 2006
  • 2) McGregor Model Forest Association Administration records largely consisting of Board of Directors Meeting Minutes from 1993 - 1997; work plans from 1994 - 1997, 2002 - 2003; annual reports from 1995 - 2006; Technical Steering Committee Meeting Minutes from 1993 - 1997
  • 3) Publications by the McGregor Model Forest Association, the Canadian Model Forest Network, Natural Resources Canada, or other forest research organizations
  • 4) Promotional Materials including materials from outreach events such as posters, presentation slides, and ephemera.

McGregor Model Forest Association

McGregor Model Forest Association Presentation Transparencies

File consists of presentation transparencies for the McGregor Model Forest Association. The slides detail various components, goals, structures and hierarchies of the association and include maps, images, charts, and graphs. Slides include information on: "Technology and Sustainable Forest Management" by Carey Lockwood, elements of SFM, evaluations indicators, criteria for reporting on forest values, forest models for the future, maps of forest areas, provincial planning hierarchy, seral stage table, case study objectives, proposal as submitted FEN table and a document on Public Policy and Forests in Canada. File includes a few pages of paper printouts of graphs and map.

"McGregor Model Forest Association: Reference Guide"

File consists of the Association's reference guide. The table of contents lists:Vision Statement/Concept Paper & Five Year PlanMap of the McGregor Model ForestNews Articles/Press ReleasesOrganizational ChartCommittee Lists including: Partnership Committee, Board of Directors, Technical Steering Committee and Model Forest Network CommitteeAssociation Officers and StaffAssociation Agreements including Model Forest Agreement, Contribution Agreement, McGregor Model Forest Bylaws, British Columbia Society ActTerms of Reference including: Technical Steering Committee and Program TeamsCompendium of ProjectsMinutes including: Board of Directors and Technical Steering Committee*Policies and Guidelines including: Contract Tending Policy, Expense Reimbursement Policy, Conflict of Interest Guidelines, Membership Criteria, In-Kind Contribution Policy, Annual Reports for the years 1992/93, 1993/94 and 1994/95, and the Gassinski Model Forest Twinning Project. File includes various memos, contact information, and correspondence.

"McGregor Model Forest Association Request for Proposal-Social Valuation of Prince George Urban Forests: Assessing Public Opinion of Forest Values and Forest Management"

File consists of the "McGregor Model Forest Association Request for Proposal-Social Valuation of Prince George Urban Forests: Assessing Public Opinion of Forest Values and Forest Management." File includes an insert titled "RFP Revisions" and "City of Prince George B.C.'s Northern Capital: Park & Trail Guide" pamphlet.

"McGregor Model Forest: First Nation Youth Programs in the Natural Resource Sector of British Columbia"

File consists of "McGregor Model Forest: First Nation Youth Programs in the Natural Resource Sector of British Columbia" by Brandon W. Prince. Includes case studies of Adams Lake Indian Band (Sexqeltqi'n), Duke Energy: Gas Transmission, the Aboriginal Human Resources Development Strategy, Nicola Valley Institute of Technology - Natural Resources Technology Program, and UBC Summer Forestry Camp for First Nation Youth.

"McGregor Model Forest Network: Advances in Sustainable Forest Management" Newsletter Issues

File consists of a number of MMFA Advances in Sustainable Forest Management newsletter issues ranging from 1995 to 2004 regarding model forest projects. Included issues: January 1995, April-June 1995, October 1995, First Quarter 1996, Second Quarter 1996, Fall 2000, Fall/Winter 2001, Fall 2002, Spring 2003, Fall 2003, and Spring 2004.

McGregor Model Forest Network: Advances Newsletter Issues

File consists of a number of issues from the McGregor Model Forest Network: Advances Newsletter ranging from 1994 to 2005 regarding model forest projects. File contains the following issues: October 1994, July 1995, Third Quarter 1996, Spring 2000 and December 2005. File also includes an information sheet titled "McGregor Model Forest-Backgrounder" and a page from the Canadian Model Forest Network titled "The McGregor Approach to Sustainable Forest Management."

Miscellaneous McGregor Model Forest Association Memos, Correspondence and Reports

File consists of documents relating tot eh evaluation of the model forest program across Canada. File includes memos, correspondence, and reports associated with the Canadian Government's evaluation of the model forest program during the spring and summer of 1996. File includes two reports: "Evaluation of the Canadian Model Forest Program" (May 1996) prepared by Gardner Pinfold Consulting Economists Limited Halifax and the "Report of the National Advisory Committee on the Evaluation of the Model Forest Program" (May 1996).

"MMFA Board of Directors Meeting Minutes January to December 1995"

File consists of the Board of Directors Meeting Minutes along with supplemental materials for agenda items for the McGregor Model Forest Association during 1995. There are meeting schedules, minutes, agendas, faxes and memorandum. Supplemental documents include: "McGregor Model Forest Association Funds Committed to Date Schedule Review of Commitments to March 31, 1995," "McGregor Model Forest Association Funds Committed to Date Schedule Review of Commitments to March 31, 1995," "McGregor Model Forest Association Draft 1995-96 Annual Work Plan," an annual report for 1994, a photocopied article "The Crisis of Corporate Boards" by John D. Pawling from Business Quarterly Summer 1994, "McGregor Model Forest Association Technical Steering Committee-Partnership Committee Representation," table of ongoing projects and tasks from 1995 to 1998, itinerary for "Western North American Model Forest April 23rd-27th Meeting," "Canadian Forest Service Evaluation of the Model Forests," and "McGregor Model Forest Association Board of Directors 'Retreat' Draft Agenda."

"MMFA Board of Directors Meeting Minutes January to December 1997"

File consists of the Board of Director Meeting Minutes along with supplemental materials for agenda items for the MMFA for 1997. Various reports, memos, correspondence and faxes are also included. Included is a large report "McGregor Model Forest Association Phase II Proposal" created January 6, 1997. The report includes letters of support from MMFA partners, a "McGregor Model Forest Association Concept Paper: Towards an Open Framework for Sustainable Forest Planning & Decision Making," a five year plan, "McGregor Model Forest Association 1996 Audited Financial Statements," and a document listing all of MMFA's volunteers and supports. Other notable documents within are a "McGregor Model Forest Association Agreed Upon Procedures Report," notes and memos on bylaws, a draft "McGregor MFA Phase II Proposal-Addendum and Information Supplement," plans and budgets for the construction of the Fraser Fort George Regional Museum (now Exploration Place), copies of various Prince George Citizen articles under the heading "Local Media Coverage of 'Global Approaches' International Conference," "McGregor Model Forest Phase I Completion-Documentation," a draft of "Interim Five-Year Action Plan for 1997-2002," and "MMFA Technical Steering Committee Phase II Action Plan Development Retreat Final Report."

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