The Sunshine Coast Community Forest (SCCF) is set to begin harvesting in Wilson Creek and Halfmoon Bay now that work at the site of the 2015 Old Sechelt Mine wildfire is wrapping up – and the new activity could reignite opposition to logging in the area.
The results are in from the public survey, conducted in September, asking residents how they felt about the operations of the Bella Coola Community Forest (BCCFL).
Local governments and non-profit groups in the Northeast are receiving more than $1.6 million in rural development funding from the province.
What’s a community forest? What’s involved, who’s involved, and what are the benefits? Residents in the Northern Rockies are encouraged to attend an open house Thursday night at the Phoenix Theatre to learn those answers and more about the push to develop a community forest in the region.
The Challenge – Stewardship and Sustainability
The Solution – Have Sawmill Will Travel
The Province has featured LNTCF and their efforts to be diverse economic drivers in the communities they serve.
The Province of British Columbia apparently knew what to do to lessen the intensity of wildfires by 2017.
Wells Gray and Lower North Thompson Community Forests are pleased to announce the release of a research summary by Anne Rooban of the Natural Resources Institute,
The B.C. government’s response to unprecedented spring flooding and a devastating summer of wildfires will soon be examined in an external review commissioned by the provinceBy Jamie Kehler CBC News October 17,
In this important white paper, Dr. Lori Daniels, Robert Gray and Dr Philip Burton propose to Premier Horgan and to MFLNRORD Minister Donaldson a four-pronged approach and provide specific recommendations to improve forest and community resilience in BC.
Woodlot licensees from around British Columbia met at Sun Peaks Resort on Oct.
VICTORIA – An investigation of forestry roads constructed on steep terrain has found mixed results. While most of the road sections examined met the legal requirements,
BCCFA had a presence at the 2017 UBCM Convention in Vancouver recently. With new banners and brochures, and information on the important role of community forests and woodlots in fuel reduction and wildland urban interface treatments we spoke with local and provincial government representatives.
First Nations in northeast B.C. will receive a $390,000 investment from the B.C. government to help participants build skills and explore careers in environmental stewardship and natural resource development.
Christine Gelowitz, RPF
The 2017 fire season smashed records in British Columbia, triggering a forest policy discussion that has some intriguing divergence from the parallel debate in the United States.
The blanket of smoke that enveloped the lower mainland this summer was a poignant reminder of the exacerbating effects that climate change and human influence have on forest ecology in our province.
More than 300 Grade 4 and 5 students in the Alberni Valley participated in logging demonstrations,
Municipal politicians will not urge the provincial government to sign a long-term deal with the company that owns the Martin Mars water bomber.
Municipal politicians from B.C.’s Interior are appealing for more help from the provincial government to prevent wildfires from threatening their communities.