Provincial Large Cultural Cedar Inventory

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - Regional Operations - West Coast
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Mapped locations of large cultural cedar trees.

Data and Resources

Additional Information


To maintain an inventory of this resource for sharing with First Nations.

Contact Information

NameLew Greentree (pointOfContact)
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationRegional Operations - West Coast

Access & Security

Who can view this dataset? Government
Who can download this dataset?Government

Metadata Information

Record Published 2015-02-10
Record Last Modified 2019-05-04
Resource Status onGoing

Object Description


Short Name: FN_LCC
Comments: This layer is a repository of potential and confirmed large cultural cedar locations collected from government, industry and first nations sources. The purpose of the inventory is to provide first nations with access, conservation and protection of cedar resources for cultural and heritage purposes into perpetuity. The inventory includes cedar identified for recruitment purpose.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
LARGE_CULTURAL_CEDAR_ID LCC_ID NUMBER 10 LARGE_CULTURAL_CEDAR_ID: A system generated unique identification number, e.g., 1.
LARGE_CULTURAL_CEDAR_DESCRIPTN LCC_DESC VARCHAR2 20 LARGE_CULTURAL_CEDAR_DESCRIPTN: Describes record as Large Cultural Cedar, e.g., "Large Cultural Cedar".
DATA_SOURCE DATA_SRC VARCHAR2 50 DATA_SOURCE: The name of the agency that provided the data, e.g., "FLNR-Inventory Branch" or "BCTS".
INPUT_DATE INPUT_DT DATE 7 INPUT_DATE: The date feature was added to the layer.
TREE_SPECIES_CODE SPECIES_CD VARCHAR2 2 TREE_SPECIES_CODE: The tree species code according to the VRI TREE_SPECIES_CODE table, e.g., CW or YC. CW is the code for "western red cedar" and YC is the code for "yellow-cedar".
NUMBER_OF_TREES TREE_CNT NUMBER 3 NUMBER_OF_TREES: The number of large cultural cedar trees at that location, e.g., 1 or 7.
TREE_DIAMETER DBH NUMBER 4 TREE_DIAMETER: Tree diameter at breast height measured in centimetres, e.g., 72.3 or 213.8
TREE_HEIGHT HT NUMBER 3 TREE_HEIGHT: The height of the tree measured in metres, e.g., 27.3 or 18.
TREE_RETIRED_DATE RTRD_DATE DATE 7 TREE_RETIRED_DATE: The date when the tree was retired
TREE_RETIRED_REASON RTRD_REASN VARCHAR2 100 TREE_RETIRED_REASON: A description of why the tree was retired
CENTROID_LATITUDE CENT_LAT NUMBER 8 CENTROID_LATITUDE: Latitude coordinate of the centre of the polygon in decimal degrees (dd.dddddd) as measured from the equator, e.g., 55.323653.
CENTROID_LONGITUDE CENT_LONG NUMBER 9 CENTROID_LONGITUDE: Longitude coordinate of the centre of the polygon in decimal degrees (dd.dddddd) as measured from the prime meridian, e.g., -123.093544.
FIELD_CONFIRMED_IND LCC_STAT VARCHAR2 1 FIELD_CONFIRMED_IND: Indicates whether the large cultural cedar potential has been confirmed by a technician in the field or not. e.g., Y or N
TREE_PURPOSE LCC_PRPSE VARCHAR2 20 TREE_PURPOSE: The potential purpose of the tree(s), e.g., "CANOE LOG", "LONG HOUSE POLE", or "RECRUITMENT".
CONTACT_NAME CONTACT VARCHAR2 50 CONTACT_NAME:The first and last name of person who provided the data, e.g., "John Doe".
SOURCE_POLYGON_ID LCC_PNT_ID VARCHAR2 25 SOURCE_POLYGON_ID: Identifier used in the source data as a means to link the record back to the source data, e.g., "319-0036-N01" or "DAR2-0081-QO1".
ADDITIONAL_NOTES COMMENT VARCHAR2 255 ADDITIONAL_NOTES: Additional comments regarding the large cultural cedar record.
GEOMETRY GEOMETRY SDO_GEOMETRY 1 GEOMETRY is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
FEATURE_AREA_SQM NUMBER 19 FEATURE_AREA_SQM is the system calculated area of a two-dimensional polygon in square meters
FEATURE_LENGTH_M NUMBER 19 FEATURE_LENGTH_M is the system calculated length or perimeter of a geometry in meters