City of Powell River announces forestry grants

Powell River Community Forest Reserve Fund

By David Brindle
The Powell River Peak
November 9, 2018

One of the first tasks for the new City of Powell River council will be to approve grants totalling $799,522 to 12 organizations from Powell River Community Forest Reserve Fund. Committee of the whole will first have to receive the report on the fall recommendations for grants before forwarding to council, but PRCF decisions have been passed unanimously in the past. …“Through the Community Forest every sector has enjoyed the fruits of the industry,” said Formosa. “Community Forest goes out of its way to show people that forestry is a great, renewable resource, a great industry and pays dividends to everybody.”

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