local forests, local people, local decisions

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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Lower North Thompson and Wells Gray Community Forests Research Released

Growing socioeconomic sustainability through Community-Based Forest Management in British Columbia

Wells Gray and Lower North Thompson Community Forests are pleased to announce the release of a research summary by Anne Rooban of the Natural Resources Institute,

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2017 Megafires in BC – Urgent Need to Adapt and Improve Resilience to Wildfire

In this important white paper, Dr. Lori Daniels, Robert Gray and Dr Philip Burton propose to Premier Horgan and to MFLNRORD Minister Donaldson a four-pronged approach and provide specific recommendations to improve forest and community resilience in BC.

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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.