Our friends at the Wells Gray Community Forest put together an excellent video about community forest tenure and their vision for the future of their community and forest!…read more
There was a not a seat left at the “Rethinking Forestry Forum” held in Terrace, British Columbia in hopes of finding long-term solutions to the economic downtown that has rocked the industry.…read more
Many forest stands in parts of the Bulkley-Nechako region are vulnerable to spruce beetle attacks, as government officials told a Regional District board of directors meeting on Sept.…read more
The Southern Interior Silviculture Committee (SISCO) is set to host their 2019 Fall Field Tour in the Okanagan Oct 1 – 3, 2019. The theme is Working Together: Integration and Collaboration –…read more
Fuel mitigation projects in the 100 Mile House Forest District are going ahead despite recent mill closures, says district manager Patrick Byrne.
“All of the fuel mitigation work that we’ve been trying to spearhead and push forward has been in collaboration with communities and forest companies.…read more
The Sunshine Coast Community Forest didn’t harvest much timber in the second quarter of 2019, but a report presented to Sechelt council Sept.…read more
A forestry company owned by Ulkatcho (Anahim Lake) First Nation has embarked on a fibre recovery project made possible with funding from Forest Enhancement Society of B.C.…read more
As mills continue to close and fears are raised about the sustainability of the B.C. Lumber industry, organizations like the Alex Fraser Research Forest are working to educate the next generation of foresters and environmental stewards with hands-on experience.…read more
Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, has released the following statement in recognition of National Forest Week, Sept. 22 to 28,…read more
A First Nation has signed an agreement that will return over 3,000 hectares of land after it has been in treaty negotiations for more than two decades.…read more
This story references David Ellingsen’s dad, Bruce, who was part of the island effort to access a CFA.
Cortes Island photographer David Ellingsen has a fair bit of internal conflict as a proud,…read more
This article is an editorial from Jim Hinton.
During a radio talk show about the forest industry problems, the topic of log exports came up again.…read more
The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) today released a plan – “Smart Future: A Path Forward for B.C.’s Forest Products Industry” – with 60 policy choices that can be made today to secure a stronger future for B.C.’s forest sector.…read more
As the B.C. and federal governments prepare relief for laid-off forest industry workers, the industry is looking past shrinking log supplies and idle sawmills to following Europe’s path to a value-added future.…read more
Note: Fort St James community has benefitted from the local Conifex mill for local employment and the Fort St James Community Forest from local log purchases.…read more
There’s plenty we can do to make our timber supply and the communities that depend on it more resilient to catastrophic blazes,…read more
When B.C.’s mayors and councillors gather for their annual convention this month, their top issue is keeping a seat at the table as the province remakes its land use consultation with Indigenous people.…read more
The Forest Practices Board will audit forest planning and practices on the 100 Mile House Community Forest and the Clinton Community Forest during the week of Sept.…read more