2006 BCCFA Conference and AGM

Community Forest Agreements: From Pilots to Performers

June 2nd to 4th, 2006 Burns Lake

Sponsored by the Burns Lake Community Forest Corporation, the Village of Burns Lake, Lakes District


Jim Langridge MOFR, Robin Hood BCCFA President and Ron Greschner, MOFR

View the Conference Highlights and Recommendations

Speaker presentations:

Bruce Fraser, Chair, Forest Practices Board – <Making the Community Forest Truly Experimental

Greg Halseth, University of Northern BC – Preparting Now for the Future – Practical Issues and Opportunities for the Small Tenure Holder

Ben Parfitt, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Ensuring Life after Beetle (Part 1) ; Life after Beetle (Part 2)

Keith Rush, Forest Safety Council – Forest Worker Safety Introduction ; Safe Companies OverviewSafe Companies

Jim Langridge, Director Tenures Branch MOFR – CFA Program Upate (Part 2)

Ron Greschner, Senior Tenures Forester, MOFR – CFA Program Update (Part 1)

Lisa Ambus, UBC Forestry Dept. – The Evolution of Devolution: The Community Forest Agreement in BC

Jason Kruger, Ministry of Small Business and Revenue – Forest Revenue Audit ProgramLegislative Changes to the Forest Act
Hon. Rich Coleman, Minister of Forests and Range, addressing delegates at the BCCFA conference.