Partner Publications

Partner Publications

Time for Change: Learning from Community Forests to Enhance the Resilience of Multi-Value Forestry in British Columbia, Canada

A post -doctoral research paper by Tahia Devisscher

Tahia’s paper draws upon the community forest experience in BC, gained over 20 years. Her findings show the work CFAs are doing to take a more holistic, long-term approach to enhance the resilience of forested landscapes. Based on interviews with managers of 5 case study community forests and the BCCFA Indicators survey of member CFs over three consecutive years, she presents pilot practices to manage forests for resilience at the stand- and landscape levels. This is an important paper and shows how CFAs are innovating for the future. Read more

Community Forests — Community Benefits: The Economic Contributions of Community Forests to Rural Communities

This report provides the findings of an economic analysis of community forests in BC completed in 2015 by the Southern Interior Beetle Action Coalition. The purpose of this analysis was to quantify the cumulative, historical economic contributions of community forests to rural communities in BC.

Community Forests — Community Benefits: The Economic Contributions of Community Forests to Rural Communities​