Thanks to Tree Frog Daily Forestry News for the majority of these news items.

Loon Lake upgrade project nearly complete   Nov 19, 2015Maple Ridge News A dozen-year multi-million-dollar capital upgrade is mostly complete at the Loon Lake Lodge and Retreat Centre, setting it up for the next half century. The latest project was the completion of the new Bentley Family Hall, a 160-seat dining room made out of timbers harvested on site in the UBC Malcolm Knapp Research Forest, at the north end of 232nd Street. The hall’s grand opening took place Oct. 1. ...Loon Lake was originally built in 1949 to house UBC’s Faculty of Forestry field camps.  In 2003, the UBC Research Forest, which operates Loon Lake, signed an agreement with the Canadian Cancer Society, designating Loon Lake as the home of Camp Goodtimes. ...Much of the wood came from UBC’s own mill but Cedarland Forest Products, Andersen Pacific Forest Products, Western Canfor, West Fraser all donated material. Read More Read more...

Powell River Council approves forest money

Monday, 26 October 2015 16:17

Funds to support variety of community projects

Community forest key to industry

Monday, 26 October 2015 16:13

‘We have to diversify and we have to innovate,’ says chairman of first pilot project in Nova Scotia Read more...

New Rules for Off-Road Vehicles

Monday, 26 October 2015 16:11

Starting on November 1st all off-vehicles on Crown land must be registered Read more...

‘Namgis First Nation

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 16:42

Innovative agreement delivers benefits and forestry jobs

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