Burns Lake Community Forest is 20 Years Old!!!!!

”A milestone is always a great achievement. As BL Comfor was the first pilot community forest, it is the oldest community forest in the province of BC. Having successfully navigated through the mountain pine beetle epidemic while continuing to provide local benefit, is an achievement in itself. Our mistakes of the past has helped us succeed in the present and will ensure our success for the future,” said Frank Varga, the general manager for BL Comfor.

By Priyanka Ketkar
Burns Lake Lakes District News

On July 22, Burns Lake Community Forest (BL Comfor) hosted their annual open house and bbq and invited over the community to enjoy and revel in BL Comfor’s 20th anniversary.  ”A milestone is always a great achievement. As BL Comfor was the first pilot community forest, it is the oldest community forest in the province of BC. Having successfully navigated through the mountain pine beetle epidemic while continuing to provide local benefit, is an achievement in itself. Our mistakes of the past has helped us succeed in the present and will ensure our success for the future,” said Frank Varga, the general manager for BL Comfor.  The open house and the bbq saw live music and lots of food and drinks for the community. There was also a hand sanitizing station with masks for those who wanted them.

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