Post Wildfire 102 – Restoring the Forest

Summer 2018

Nature’s balancing act is challenging enough without interference. How we have managed our forests through the decades, our success at fire suppression and control and global warming have disrupted the balance of our ecosystems and culminated in last year’s worst wildfire season for BC.

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2020-03-31T22:14:57-07:00July 1st, 2018|

BC’s Forests – A Year in Review

Nov – Dec 2017

It has been a year of ups and downs for the forest industry, but BC has demonstrated that as a community with shared interests we can overcome challenges and build on our strengths.A season of unprecedented wildfires caused devastation to our forests, impacting Woodlot Licences, Community Forests, First Nations, companies with timber licences, ranchers and communities at large.

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2020-04-08T14:03:37-07:00December 1st, 2017|

Achieving Peak Performance

Sept – Oct 2017

The Federation of BC Woodlot Associations and the Woodlot Product Development Council held their joint Annual General Meetings this fall at Sun Peaks Resort, a beautiful all-season destination just outside Kamloops. The agenda was focussed on achieving “Peak Performance” as stewards of BC’s smallest forest tenure – the woodlot licence, a small part of the province’s Crown forests – approximately 2.2% of the provincial annual timber harvest – and the discussions were framed around the concept of “Social Licence”.
 
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2020-04-08T14:06:52-07:00October 1st, 2017|

BC’s Woodlot Licence Program

Jul – Aug 2017

BC’s woodlot licence program makes up a small part of the forest industry but makes a substantial contribution to the forest stewardship mix. Most people don’t know what a woodlot licence is, let alone that there are 860 of them covering almost 603,000 hectares around the province with an annual allowable cut (AAC) of ~1.51 million cubic metres. Many are located near urban communities, rural subdivisions, sensitive ecosystems and traffic corridors.

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2020-04-08T14:12:19-07:00August 1st, 2017|
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