Woodlots Licences Rooted in Learning – 2022 Conference

November 22, 2022

After two long years of Zoom, Teams and conference calls, Woodlotters were finally able to gather in person.
The 2022 Annual Conference – Rooted In Learning – was hosted by the Fraser Valley Woodlot Association in Abbotsford October 14th-16th. Over 140 members, as well as forestry stakeholders, gathered for an information-packed weekend.

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2022-11-24T17:45:25-08:00November 22nd, 2022|

Social Licence at its Best – Forestry and Recreation Compatible on a Vancouver Island Woodlot Licence

August 8, 2022

Anyone who holds a timber licence on Vancouver Island is well versed in the notions of “public engagement” and “interface” – Crown land is at a premium, and there’s a great deal of competition when it comes to using the land.

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2022-08-11T16:58:07-07:00August 8th, 2022|

An Illustrated Perspective on Proposed Old Growth Deferrals

Al Waters, a long time supporter of the woodlot licence program gave a presentation at the 2022 SISCO Winter Workshop: Silviculture in a Changing Physical and Political Environment. His presentation “An Illustrated Perspective on Proposed Old Growth Deferrals” was part of a panel session on Day 3 on Old Growth Deferrals. Funding to develop the presentation was provided by the Woodlot Product Development Council (WPDC)

The following link takes you to the web portal for all of SISCO’s 2022 Winter Workshop presentations including Al’s presentation. Sign-in with a password is required.

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2022 SISCO An Illustrated Perspective on Proposed Old Growth Deferrals

2022-03-17T22:05:58-07:00March 14th, 2022|

Old Growth Deferral & Recruitment – Do Woodlots Belong?

A small cut block was harvested in 2021 along with another nearby block which included 20 loads of pulp from ‘fall out’ from over mature trees. Following this, the trail was rehabilitated and 25 loads of fir beetle salvage wood were taken out to prevent the beetles spread into the surrounding trees. This area of the woodlot will not be able to be managed in the future as a result of the Old Growth deferral strategy.

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2022-02-18T11:09:48-08:00February 17th, 2022|
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