local forests, local people, local decisions

BCCFA Submission to BC Rural Development Engagement Process

Community Forestry as a Tool for Rural Development in BC

BCCFA Submission to Rural Development Engagement Feb 13 2018

The BC Government is committed to developing a new,

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Community Tenures in the Wildland Urban Interface: BCCFA Mapping & Analysis

The BCCFA contends that community-based tenures –  the community forest agreement and the First Nations woodlands licence – are the most appropriate mechanism to meet urgent priorities for community protection from wildfire and for rural development. 

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2018 Conference and AGM May 25-26 in Burns Lake

Planning is well underway for the annual BCCFA event. The conference will be co-hosted by the Burns Lake, Chinook and Cheslatta Community Forests and together they are preparing an experience for delegates that should not be missed.

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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.