2017 Conference and AGM June 15 – 17  Tumbler Ridge, BC


Join us in Tumbler Ridge, the land of waterfalls and dinosaurs, and home of the new UNESCO Global Geopark, for the 2017 Conference and AGM, hosted by the Tumbler Ridge Community Forest.

Each year, community forest managers and board volunteers, along with forest professionals, local and provincial government representatives and academics look forward to the informative sessions and valuable networking opportunities of this event. Join us and experience BC community forest culture first hand.

Our hosts are sponsoring an impressive spousal and family program for a number of activities including tours of the only dinosaur trackway in the world, the dinosaur museum, trips to stupendous waterfalls, golf and a river boat ride. Transportation to all activities is provided. Click here for more information and to register for the spousal and family events. 


Conference Program 

Event Venue – Trend Mountain Hotel

Become a Conference Sponsor – make an online payment

Accommodations Guide

Flight times to Fort St John  *see below for complimentary shuttle schedule from the airport to Tumbler Ridge

Thursday, June 15th
9:00-3:00     Field trip to Tumbler Ridge Community Forest & local special features
6:00-10:00   Opening Reception

Friday, June 16th 
8:30-4:30    Sessions will include a round table on community engagement, building trust and the cultivation of social licence; information on the new BC land based funding opportunities including the new carbon project; updates on key activities from the MFLNRO and the BCCFA; Manager and Board sessions on current and emerging issues.
6:00-10:00  BCCFA Banquet, Awards and celebration of the BCCFA’s 15th Anniversary

Saturday, June 17th
8:30-3:00    BCCFA AGM; Community Forest Showcase; liability and volunteer projects on the community forest; and more