Creston Valley Community Forest

National Forest Week Festivities

Daniel Gratton, Manager of the Creston Valley Community Forest, submitted this news on their National Forest Week activities.

We had close to 150 students in attendance with an additional 30+ adults who were either volunteering at one of the six stations,

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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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A New Market for Hemlock?

Asia-Pacific: B.C. hemlock may break into Chinese market by pairing with bamboo

by Chuck Chiang

Dec 23, 2016
The Vancouver Sun

A researcher with B.C.

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Nelson’s biomass energy plan moves forward

Aug 02, 2016
Nelson Star

Nelson Hydro will hold an open house in the early fall to update the public on the progress of its plans to heat selected public buildings in Nelson using heat created by burning lumber mill waste.

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Forest Practices Board

Bulletin 018 – Fire Hazard Assessment

This bulletin explores why fire hazard assessment is important; recent Board audit findings; and provides some FAQs. A fire hazard assessment considers the risk of a fire starting,

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BC’s Forest Practices Board

Eye on BC’s Forests: The FPB Newsletter Summer 2016 Jul 12, 2016
BC Forest Practices Board

In my meetings with stakeholders and professionals I have heard some comment that the Board never acknowledges good practices,

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Nakusp Community Forest Toad Update

Environmental group ramps up protection effort for western toads threatened by West Kootenay logging

By Larry Pynn
Jun 01, 2016
Vancouver Sun

The Wilderness Committee is seeking immediate protection for 700 hectares of forest land in the West Kootenay following a new video showing countless western toads — a species of concern — crawling around logging equipment in the Summit Lake area near Nakusp.

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