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D.R. Systems Inc.

D.R. Systems Inc.

D.R. Systems Inc.

2595 McCullough Rd
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V9S 4M9

2595 McCullough Rd
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V9S 4M9

(250) 760-1070

(250) 760-1071

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D.R. Systems Inc.

Consulting and software (S/W) development for land and ecosystem
management. GIS linked activity tracking, planning and
monitoring for forested lands are our main S/W products. These
products and our expertise have proven especially useful and
beneficial in complex, environmentally sensitive situations.
Our planning software has been used on over 200 million ha.,
worldwide, in the last 18 years.

Company Details





115310 - Support Activities for Forestry

541510 - Computer Systems Design and Related Services
541690 - Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services


$1,000,000 to $4,999,999

$500,000 to $999,999

Product / Service / Licensing

Product Name: Land Management Software-OPTIONS
OPTIONS- General land mangement simulator which can be used to develop, analyze and evaluate land mangement strategies,
policies and environmental regulations.

Product Name: Forestry Certification Suite
A suite of software modules/applications to assist organizations
in the certification process and maintenace.

Product Name: Phoenix Professional
PHOENIX- Environmental
activity tracking, monitoring and reporting software applicable
to a wide range of land mangement and ecosystem management
situations. Can be used to manage forests and habitat landbases. ECOSOFT- handheld software for field data
collection - directly interfaces into PHOENIX.

Product Name: Sylva Star
Sylva Star - Microsoft Mobile based handheld software for field data
collection for silviculture surveys- directly interfaces into PHOENIX Professional and Cengea.

Product Name: DAP ruggedized handheld computers
Reseller of DAP MicroFlex Windows CE handheld computers

Product Name: Handheld Computers - Ruggedized by Tripod Data Systems
Waterproof, rugged handheld MS Windows CE computers by TDS:
Recon X and Ranger X model series

Product Name: Harvest Runner
Harvest Runner is a Microsoft mobile based product that allows users to view block information and update harvest obligations and block observations while in the field. The data collection program integrates with Phoenix Professional the D.R. systems forest activity tracking system.

Product Name: Road Runner
Road Runner is a Microsoft mobile based data collection software product that allows users to manage their PhoenixPRO Road information in the field. The software is used for maintaining roads - inspections for roads, culverts, bridges and other structures. Tracks maintenance activities and contains risk assessments. Voice recording of notes capability.

Product Name: Sylva Engineer
Sylva Engineer is a Microsoft Mobile based handheld system for recording traverses, site plans, rights-of-way, stem mapping, deflection line - slope profiles, and road surveys. It is a Windows CE program that is compatible with both Pocket PC and CE.NET and runs on handhelds having portrait or landscape display orientations, as well as handhelds with or without keyboards. It is integrated with RoadEng and Logger PC.

Product Name: Sylva Scale
A Microsoft Windows CE/Mobile handheld data collection program for log scaling. Scribner and BC Metric scales are supported, other scale methods/rules customization available.

Service Name: Sustainability Suite
A suite of software modules to assist in Environmental

Service Name: Forest Management Consulting
Forest Appraisel
Timber Appraisel
Timber Valuation
Timber Supply
Forest Management Planning
Forest Management Planning
Habitat Management Planning
Growth and Yield

Service Name: Habitat Modelling
Forest Appraisel
Timber Appraisel
Timber Valuation
Timber Supply
Forest Management Planning
Forest Management Planning
Habitat Management Planning
Growth and Yield

Service Name: Growth and Yield Analyses
Growth and Yield Curve Development
Stand Modelling

Service Name: Silviculture Consulting
Development of siliviculture treatment strategies
Modelling of stand dynamics
Modelling of forest dynamics

Service Name: Data Collection Systems Development
Development of handheld data collection systems in the MS Windows CE, Pocket PC and MS Mobile environment.

Out-License (Offering): Forest Ecosurvey
Data Collection, Compiling and Reporting Software System for trees, down woody material, vegetation, and regeneration. Software for both handhelds and PC. Can be used for inventory and monitoring systems. Integrates with several tree growth and visualization models

Technology Profile

Superior spatial vegetation mangement, land management
forecasting capabilities. Can operate on large or small
landbases(1 ha to over 12 million ha). Superior GIS overlay and
multiple-resource mangement capabilities. Built in biometrics
for land tending treatments-every polygon record grows on it's
own trajectory. Can address 50 multiple objectives in a single

Market Profile


Industry Sector Market Interests:
Geographic Markets: Export Experience: Actively Pursuing:

Sector Information

Key / Major Clients:
US Bureau of Land Management
BC Ministry of Forests, Inventory Branch
BC Ministry of Forests, Revenue Branch
Northern California Log Scaling and Grading Bureau
State of Washington Department of Natural Resources
State of Georgia - University of Georgia
Plum Creek Timber

Success Stories:
Our work in the development of the Northern Cascades Habitat Conservation Plan won the 1977 Wildlife Stewardship Award which was sponsored by the USFS, the International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, the National Association of University Fish and Wildlife Programs, the Society of American Foresters and the Wildlife Society.

Contact Information

Richard Holmboe
Title: General Manager
Area of Responsibility: Export Sales & Marketing
Telephone: (250) 760-1070
Fax: (250) 760-1071

Mark Perdue
Title: Consultant
Area of Responsibility: Domestic Sales & Marketing
Telephone: (250) 760-1070
Fax: (250) 760-1070