Son Ranch Timber Company wins Minister’s Award for woodlot management – Southern Interior (Boundary Times)

October 18, 2019

Under the iconic and enormous cross-cut saw arch and down the dirt road, Shilo Freer feeds behemoth aspen beams through the 80-year-old mill at Son Ranch, in the middle of a clearing surrounded by glowing yellow leaves.

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2020-01-18T00:00:02-08:00October 18th, 2019|

Adamson family woodlot wins minister’s award – Provincial & Northern Interior (FLNRORD)

October 8, 2019

Mark and Pauline Adamson are being recognized by the Province through the Minister’s Award for Innovation and Excellence in Woodlot Management for the North and for being the top provincial performer.

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2020-01-17T23:45:14-08:00October 8th, 2019|

Forestry Ink: Tenure reform through expansion of the woodlot program (Williams Lake Tribune)

September 8, 2019

In contrast to replaceable forest licences with a few large corporations controlling over 50 per cent of the Allowable Annual Cut (AAC), there are approximately 865 active woodlots in British Columbia with an AAC of 1.579 million cubic meters annually — or 2.3 per cent of the provincial cut.

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2020-01-18T00:07:14-08:00September 8th, 2019|

Does BC Need More Woodlot Licences?

August 19, 2019

Woodlot Licences are part of a little industry that makes a big difference on BC’s forest stewardship landscape. Most people don’t know what a Woodlot Licence is, let alone that there are more than 850 of them covering nearly 600,000 hectares of forests in British Columbia. In fact, there’s probably a woodlot in your backyard.

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2020-01-18T00:12:10-08:00August 19th, 2019|