local forests, local people, local decisions


The Shareholder Corporation Contract

A Tool for Strengthening Co-operation and Accountability in Community Forestry

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In British Columbia, community forest agreements can be held by a variety of community based organizations and institutions.

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A new sign is unveiled Tuesday by Rick Fairbairn (left), Monashee Community Forest president, MLA Eric Foster, Lumby Mayor Kevin Acton and Splatsin Chief Wayne Christian.— Image Credit: Richard Rolke/Morning Star

Monashee Community Forest

Lumby, Splatsin work together on community forest

by Richard Rolke

Oct 18, 2016
Vernon Morning Star

Just like the cedar they were carved from,

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Community Voices: The Making and Meaning of the Xáxli’p Community Forest

The Xáxli’p Community Forest (XCF) is an evolving example of how Indigenous communities are redefining sustainability and asserting their sovereignty through natural resource governance. Written as part of a doctoral dissertation research project out of the University of California,

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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.