Proponents of the Qala-yit [Kwah-LIE-it] Community Forest are being invited to apply for a unique community forest agreement, the first community forest agreement that allows for a new form of partnership with BC Timber Sales through a reduced volume condition contained in the agreement.
Mar 01, 2017
The Forest Stewardship Council
MONTREAL — The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Canada today commended the Canadian government’s recent announcement to review the laws and policies related to its commitment to implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP),
By Greg FryFeb 28, 2017
Prince George, B.C. – The third annual Interior Safety Conference is coming back to Prince George in May.
Association of BC Forest Professionals
(Vancouver)—The Association of BC Forest Professionals presented awards to five forest professionals who made significant contributions to the profession and study of forestry,
Feb 26, 2017
By Randy Shore
By Genome British ColumbiaFeb 24,
Women in Wood
Women in Wood (WIW) was created to bring together passionate women from across Canada to share their love for the woods.
Western Forestry Contractors Association
New organization, same logo sort of… Members of the Consulting Foresters of British Columbia (CFBC) and the Western Silvicultural Contractors’ Association (WSCA) have voted to combine their organizations into the new Western Forestry Contractors’ Association (WFCA).
By Nelson BennettFeb 17, 2017
Business in Vancouver
The B.C. government announced $150 million in spending Friday February 17 to “treat” forests to reduce wildfire hazards,
Feb 08, 2017Williams Lake Tribune
By Monica Lamb-Yorski
There have been a few close calls between logging trucks and snowmobiles or ATVs in the area where Douglas-fir bark beetle harvesting is underway west of Williams Lake in the Flat Rock Block,
Coast Forest Products Association
Forestry Friendly Communities celebrates the important role forestry plays in resource-dependent communities on BC’s coast! Forestry Friendly Communities was started in 2016 as a way to celebrate the proud history and rich future of BC’s coast forest sector.
Feb 06, 2017
Canadian Press in The Globe and Mail By Ross Marowits
The BC Lumber Trade Council and provincial government said Monday they will try to convince American consumers,
MOU signed to streamline forestry contract bids
Feb 06, 2017Journal of Commerce By Russell Hixson
The BC Construction Safety Alliance (BCCSA) and BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) allowing BCCSA COR certified companies to achieve SAFE certification with BCFSC in order to assist companies who wish to bid on forestry contracts.
Canada’s forests have long provided timber for all of North America, and they still do. But with the advent of climate change,
By Tom FletcherJan 18, 2017
BC Local News
…At a campaign-style event in Vancouver Tuesday,
Truck Loggers Association
- Focus on evolving consent rather than static consent with First Nations.
By Chris BrownJan 17, 2017
Mackenzie, B.C., hopes reinvented sawmill will help Trump-proof community.
By the First Nations Forestry CouncilJan 17, 2017
VANCOUVER – The First Nation Forestry Council and four B.C. pulp and paper companies are pleased to announce they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote and support the growing role and influence of First Nations in the B.C.
Check out UBC’s new forestry discussion blog, Rethink Silviculture. The blog aims to provide a mechanism for discussions on silviculture practices. There is a wealth of experience,
By Justin McElroy
A judge has handed down significant fines and bans for destructive logging on Haida Gwaii earlier this decade.