Building the case for wildfire mitigation around communities

B.C. failed to reduce wildfire risk, despite warning, communities say By Laura Kane The Canadian Press in The Globe and Mail September 3, 2017

The fire in Logan Lake started like so many others in British Columbia’s worst wildfire season on record – a smouldering campfire,

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Gustafsen Fire Clean up Begins

Norbord starts logging burned wood By Max Winkelman 100 Mile House Free Press August 31, 2017

A local logging contractor, Rod Dillman, is the first to begin harvesting in the Gustafsen fire area,

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A CBC Interview with Ken Day 

Partial loss of University of British Columbia research forest to fire leads to unlikely research opportunities CBC News August 17, 2017

Ten per cent of a research forest operated by the University of British Columbia near Williams Lake has been burned by wildfire this summer.

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Westbank Community Forest in the news

Forests thinned to slow wildfires By Ron Seymour The Kelowna Daily Courier

Forests around West Kelowna have a third as many trees as they once did because of fire-prevention efforts.

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Local forests, Local people

Community Forest project focussed on multiple benefits

By Jim Hilton, professional agrologist and forester

Jun 15, 2017
Williams Lake Tribune

Last week the members of the Standing Committee for the Williams Lake Community Forest toured some harvesting under way next to Woodland Drive.

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RBC Research Note Wood Market Forecast

Wood Markets Conference

By Paul Quinn

May 17, 2017
RBC Capital Markets

Russ Taylor and his team at Wood Markets hosted its annual softwood log and lumber conference in Vancouver last week.

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Nakusp and Area Community Forest

Check out this innovative approach to reporting out to the community!

NACFOR’s newly posted infographic – it’s a great snapshot of their 2016 activities. 

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