The Forest Genetics Council of British Columbia:
Genetic Resource Management and Tree Improvement

FGC is appointed by B.C.'s chief forester to guide the full range of forest genetic resource management activities, including tree improvement (tree breeding and seed orchards), genetic conservation, genecology, climate-based seed transfer, and seed-use policy in the province. The Council provides a forum for stakeholder representatives to set goals and objectives, and to oversee the development and delivery of business plans to fulfill them.

The next Council meetings are scheduled for:

- Thursday, March 12, 2015
- Thursday, June 18, 2015
- Wednesday, September 23, 2015
- Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Members Areas

All areas are password protected except Pest Management TAC

FGC Members Interior TAC
Genetic Conservation TAC Extension TAC
Coastal TAC Pest Management TAC
Seed Transfer TAC Decision Support TAC 

Cone and Seed Pest Management Information

Recent Publications            (view all publications)

TICtalk Feb 2015 (Issue #12) (14.7 Mb) New
FGC Annual Report 2013 / 2014 New
Are Our Forests' Genes Behind the Times? New
Sally Aitken and Jack Woods. BC Forest Professional. Nov-Dec, 2014
FGC Business Plan 2014 / 2015 New
Tree Improvement Program Project Report 2012 / 2013
(large file: 12.5 Mb .pdf)
FGC Business Plan 2013 / 2014
FGC Annual Report 2012 / 2013
Forest Health: Silvicultural Options for the Endangered
Whitebark Pine (2013)
Michael P. Murray and Jodie Krakowski
Limber Pine in British Columbia
April 2013. Don Pigott / Randy Moody
Assisted Migration Bulletin. Issue #2
January 2013. FGC / Tree Improvement Branch © Forest Genetics Council of BC, 2014



Value, resilience, and conservation are
the three key themes highlighted on
FGC's new conference-display panels.