NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

COMMUNITY FOREST GENERAL MANAGER NAKUSP AND AREA COMMUNITY FOREST INC.

 

Nakusp and Area Community Forest Inc. (NACFOR) invites proposals from qualified individuals and firms to fulfill the contract position of Community Forest General Manager.

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Forest fire prevention forces hard choices

Traditionally, our approach to post-burn landscapes is to salvage any remaining economic value from burned stands, often leaving logging slash and then replanting the site. This pattern simply perpetuates the problem.

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BC Forest Practices Board Report

Investigation of forestry roads on steep slopes released September 13, 2017

VICTORIA – An investigation of forestry roads constructed on steep terrain has found mixed results. 

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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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