2011 BCCFA Conference and AGM

2011 Conference and AGM

100 Mile House
June 9th -11th

Hosted by the District of 100 Mile House in partnership with the Cariboo Regional District (CRD)

Conference Report

Click here to view a PDF of the report. If you did not attend the conference it is a great way to catch up on the sessions and the conversations.

Conference Presentations

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Information and Updates

BCCFA Progress on Priority Activities – BCCFA Board and Staff
Ministry of Forests, Land and Natural Resource Operations – Ron Greschner
Recreation Sites and Trails BC Trail Liability and Risk Management – Jennifer Eastwood, MFLNRO SIR Regional Manager
CFA Marketing Workshop – Rhoni Whyrd


Common Definitions in Bioenergy and How They Relate to My Forest – David Dubois, Green Heat Initiative
Fibre Management for Efficient Planning, Processing and Transportation – Toby Jeffreys, RPF, Business Development Manager, All-Wood Fibre Ltd.
Community Energy Systems – Felix Montecuccoli, Austria

Community Forest Showcases

Burns Lake Community Forest Showcase: From a Dream to Reality – Dawn Stronstad, Manager
Cheakamus Community Forest Showcase – Peter Ackhurst and Heather Beresford
Burns Lake Community Forest Recreation- Dawn Stronstad, Manager
Cheakamus Community Forest Recreation – Heather Beresford


How Can we Design Policies and Tenure Arrangements to Promote Local Benefits in the Forest Sector? – Jordan Benner, School of Resource and Environmental Management Simon Fraser University

Partners and Projects

BCCFA Extension Program Update – Ken Day, Alex Fraser Research Forest
Bridges Value Added Project Update – Rhoni Whyard
thisforest website and pilot project – Daniel Arbour, EcoTrust
Forest Carbon Offsets in BC – James Sandland, Manager, Carbon Solutions, MFLNRO

This event is networked with the United Nation’s International Year of Forests, 2011. The  UN General Assembly created this designation to celebrate people’s action to sustainably manage the world’s forests and to raise awareness on sustainable management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests.

We gratefully acknowledge our sponsors and thank them for their support of our event! To learn more about our valued sponsors