File consists of two journals both in binding marked Daily Journal 1974. One journal has "Strapper" written across the cover and is mostly empty but contains handwritten strapper maintenance notes and loose paper with diagrams; dates range from 1978-2008. The other journal includes handwritten maintenance notes and loose pages with diagrams, no dates are included.
File consists of two ledgers recording sales and expenditures. One ledger includes shipping and sales as well as expenditures, including salaries, from Oct. 1944 to June 1951. The other ledger, with "M + T Journal" on the cover, records logging accounts and payroll from Sept. 1942 to Nov. 1950.
Series consists of two ledgers and two journals. The two ledgers consist of logging accounts including lumber shipments and sales as well as payroll and expenditures. The two journals include handwritten maintenance notes and loose papers of diagrams of equipment.
Series consists of tools and materials Harry Coates used during his work as a BC Forest Service Research Technician at Aleza Lake Research Forest. Series also includes awards Harry Coates received during his career.
File consists of 26 photographs including: 10 images of Aleza Lake Research Forest aerial photos; 4 images of packed cones from Red Rock to Duncan 1970; 11 black and white forestry photographs; photo of J. Revel.
File consists of 35 photographs of trees, cleared forest land, experimental plots sites, plantations, equipment, and one photograph of Harry Coates.
8 photos in folder "FES [Forest Experiment Station] [Stem?] Mapping"; photos include pictures of the Aleza Lake Research Forest Sign, trees, 3 photos from CP 410 Oct. 1992, and photo of Aleza Lake E loop [trail?] 1992
Black and white photo of a young Harry Coates
5 photos in folder "SHEEP July 1990" include 2 photos of cleared land (back of each photo reads "Sheep penny?") and 3 photos of a an unknown piece of forestry equipment
8 photos in folder "Fire" of various locations of fire damaged forests in 1992
13 photos in "More Planting" envelope; photos include 1 from Red Rock plantation in 1971; 2 from Cedar Plot in Valemont in Fall 1992; 2 from Cedar Goat R[oad] Fall 1992; 2 from [Compan Plantation?], Spittal Creek Fall 1992; Douglas Fir, Valemount - Cedar [Creal?]; Spaced Aspen Spittal Creek Fall 1992; 2 Cedar Plot, Spittal Creek, Fall 1992; Whit Pine Spittal Creek Fall 1992; Buckhorn B. Spruce 1978.
File consists of a draft of "My History" from "Our Forests can be Sustainable through Research and Silviculture" with handwritten notes on the back of the pages; a page entitled "The foundations of forestry"; and "The Way It Was: the History of Aleza Lake" by Ethelwynn MacArthur.
File consists of "History of the Buckhorn Research Demonstration Area Prince George Forest Region" by J. Revel Nov. 1988 and maps, diagrams, and documentation for:
File also include three large maps: a reproduction of a BC Forest Service Aleza Lake Research Forest map, North Eastern British Columbia Fire Location Map (1961), and map of Summit Lake, Cariboo District B.C. (1966).
File consists of a letter to Harry Coates from Ev Van Eerden 1992/1993; Christmas card to Harry Coates from Aleza lake Research Forest 2014; Colouring page "3 R's of Forestry"; Letter to Alan Hunter from Dr. Art Fredeen 2004.
File consists of a photocopy of the Aleza Lake Research Forest Management and Working Plan #1 For the Period of April 1, 1992 to March 31, 2002 Pertaining to Special Use Permit # 19070 (November 1, 1992). File also includes Aleza Lake Research Forest: List of Reports, Articles etc.; a Request for Proposals for the ALRF Ten-Year Management Plan Update and Research Extension Strategy Development; a Draft of the Joint Protocol for Co-ordination Research and Operational Planning Activities at the Aleza Lake Research Forest; Proposed Future Management Structure for the Research Forest; Amendment for Special Use Permit # 19070; and Seventy Years of Northern Forestry: The Aleza Lake Research Forest.
File consists of the Aleza Lake Research Forest Management and Working Plan #2 Draft #3 for the period of April 1, 1997 to March 31, 2002, pertaining to special use permit #19070, submitted by the Aleza Lake Steering Committee and prepared by Madrone Consultants Ltd. May 9, 1997. File includes related correspondence and a briefing note. File includes a map insert of Aleza Lake Research Forest land management units and boundaries also by Madrone Consultants Ltd. May, 9, 1997, Scale 1:20,000.
Fonds consists of records Harry Coates created or received and retained during his career as a BC Forest Service Research Technician and into his retirement as a Sustainable Forest Management activist. Fonds includes materials from his work at the Aleza Lake Research Forest.
Map commissioned from Ministry of Forests Prince George Region from Madrone Consultants shows Aleza Lake Research Forest site series classification. Shows ecosystem types that encompass the SBSwk1 Subzone of the Aleza Lake Research Forest.
Map commissioned from Ministry of Forests Prince George Region from Madrone Consultants shows Aleza Lake Research Forest Terrain Resource Inventory Mapping (TRIM). Depicts roads, area boundaries, swamps, streams, marshes, contour lines and index lines.
Map commissioned from Ministry of Forests Prince George Region from Madrone Consultants shows Aleza Lake Research Forest terrain themes. Map is 6 of 6. Map shows the following types of terrain units: typic, slope, percipitous, gullied, hummocky, rocky, alluvial, and organic. Ecosystem classification and mapping by Oikos Ecological Services Ltd.
Map commissioned from Ministry of Forests Prince George Region from Madrone Consultants shows Aleza Lake Research Forest ecosystems. Map is 5 of 6. Map shows many sub-types of the following ecosystem types: upland, lowland wet forest, wetlands, and the Bowron floodplain benches. Ecosystem classification and mapping by Oikos Ecological Services Ltd.
Map commissioned from Ministry of Forests Prince George Region from Madrone Consultants shows an Aleza Lake Research Forest TRIM Base Map. Map is 4 of 6. Map shows the following: roads, old roads, buildings, rail line, transmission line, definite streams, intermittent streams, indefinite streams, marshes, swamps, lakes, wooded area boundaries, intermediate contour lines (20m intervals), and index contour lines (100m intervals).
Map commissioned from Ministry of Forests Prince George Region from Madrone Consultants shows Aleza Lake Research Forest Access and Access Management. Map is 3 of 6. Map shows the following road types: all weather 1-lane gravel road, dry weather road, and proposed road access. Also shows areas for parking/turnaround, toilets, and information signs.
Map commissioned from Ministry of Forests Prince George Region from Madrone Consultants shows Aleza Lake Research Forest Research Trials and Permanent Plots. Map is 2 of 6. Map shows permanent plot locations, historical timber sales areas, demonstration areas, and research plots.
Contains significant materials covering a wide range of topics related to forestry research and forest management practices in Central British Columbia from the 1920s to the 1980s with the bulk of the materials dating from 1924 to 1963. Includes early surveys and descriptions of the Upper Fraser area, early maps and plans of the Research Forest, and historical meteorological registers from the area. Also includes unpublished scientific reports, communications, administrative and technical reports, timber sale records, and general forestry related reports and publications. Photographs include images of the Experimental Station dating from its inception and images of the Young Men's Forestry Training Program situated at Aleza Lake in 1936. Research records include experimental plot files that contain field notebooks dating from 1928 to 1958 which note locations of the experimental plots as well as sample plots from the surrounding areas of Hutton, Penny, and Foreman. The field notebooks also record growth and mortality data of white spruce balsam from 1928 to 1958 and soil types. The fonds also contains some records related to the re-emergence of the Aleza Lake Research Forest (ALRF) in the 1980s and 1990s.
File consists of a photograph commemorating the signing of the first Aleza Lake Research Forest Management Plan. Front row, left to right: Ken Pendergast, BC Forest Service Prince George District Manager; Harry Coates, BCFS Forest Research Technician (1957-1993); John Revel, BCFS Silviculture Forester (1960-1993). Back row, left to right: Mike [?], BCFS Prince George Silviculture Manager; Henry Benskin, BCFS Research Branch; Michael Jull, BCFS Research Silviculturist, Prince George Region; Dan Lousier, BCFS Prince George Region Research Section Head; Brian Harding, Northwood Pulp & Timber Ltd. Woodlands Manager.