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Thinning the forests could change wildfire patterns, forest manager says CBC News November 16, 2017

The manager of the UBC research forest near Williams Lake says that after a summer of wildfires,

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Gender balance shift in B.C. forestry: More women enter industry, study forestry

(Audio Story) By The Early Edition CBC Radio News November 14, 2017 British Columbia’s forestry industry has historically been a male-dominated field but the gender balance has recently started to tip as more women occupy leadership positions and complete post-secondary studies in one of the province’s key industries.

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Wildfires – A Role for Community Forests and Woodlot Licences

This year’s wildfire season was the worst in BC’s history. Forest fires threatened communities, destroyed homes and businesses, caused over 45,000 people to be evacuated,

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Our Mission…

Promote and support the practice and expansion of sustainable community forest management in British Columbia.

We Are…

A network of rural community based organizations engaged in community forest management, and those seeking to establish new community forests.

We Share…

A vision of a global movement committed to culturally, ecologically, and economically sustainable forestry.