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Lavonne Huneck fonds

Media Type: 
Textual record
Call Number / Archival Reference Number: 
ARCH AR333
STEM Field: 
Biology
Geography
Description: 

Fonds documents Huneck's research relating to her involvement in government sponsored land-management decisions. The files reflect the organization and mandate of the various committees; and include minutes, reports, correspondence, press releases, clippings, and submissions from public and NGO groups. The fonds consists of the following series: Carmanah Community Committee (CCC); Carmanah Valley Forest Management Advisory Committee (CVFMAC); Forest Land Use Liaison Committee of British Columbia; Integrated Wildlife Intensive Forestry Research Program (IWIFR); Tahsis/Kwois follow-up Committee; Tsitika Follow-up Committee; and reference publication and reports. Reference material is arranged in alphabetical order by title. There is also reference material including publications and reports.

Biography/Administrative History: 

Lavonne Huneck received a BA in Geography with an emphasis on regional conservation and has been involved in land-management decisions in BC. Huneck joined the Board of Directors of the Sierra Club, and was appointed chair of Forestry. She later separated from the Sierra Club over policy differences, and was appointed by the government to the Carmanah Valley Forest Management Advisory Committee (CVFMAC) as an environmental representative. Huneck has also been a member of several committees: a representative on the Forest Land Use Liaison Committee; the chair of Public Involvement, Interface Between Wildlife and Intensive Forestry Research; a member of the editorial board, Forest Planning Canada; and a member of Graham Bruces ad hoc Carmanah Community Committee.

Date(s): 
1982-1995
Extent: 
60 cm of textual records
Province: 
BC
Hosting Institution: 
University of Victoria
Collection Contact: 
archives@uvic.ca
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