Now We’re The Western Forestry Contractors’ Association

Feb 06, 2017
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).

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Brand new website – Forestry Friendly Communities

Feb 07, 2017
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.

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BC Construction Safety Alliance (BCCSA) and BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC)

MOU signed to streamline forestry contract bids

Feb 06, 2017

Journal 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.

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Important Take Aways

TLA Daily Round Up for January 18 Jan 18, 2017
Truck Loggers Association
  • Focus on evolving consent rather than static consent with First Nations.

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Mackenzie

Bracing for looming lumber war, B.C. town cautiously hopeful

By Chris Brown

Jan 17, 2017
CBC News

Mackenzie, B.C., hopes reinvented sawmill will help Trump-proof community. 

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Assistant Deputy Minister Resource Stewardship Report:

Regional Results of the Forest and Range Evaluation Program

By the Forest and Range Evaluation Program
Jan 10, 2017
Government of BC

This sixth annual overview of the Forest and Range Evaluation Program (FREP) summarizes regional-level program findings and makes recommendations for continued improvement of on-the-ground resource management practices.

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Softwood Lumber V – The Sequel

Jan 09, 2017
Tree Frog Forestry News

Although it’s hard to know if a movie sequel will turn out like its forerunners, Softwood Lumber V is certainly proceeding with the same formula as the past.

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