The Federation of BC Woodlot Associations celebrated 25 years at the joint FBCWA and WPDC Conference & AGM in Fort St. John where the inaugural meeting was held.

This special event began with a social on the evening of Thursday September 13 2012 and ended with a Bison BBQ on Saturday September 15 2012.

Highlights included speakers, in particular Janice Burns, recent UBC forestry graduate from a woodlot family, who talked about using LIDAR – remote sensing technology, to improve our forest inventory information; a woodlot tour discussing the challenges of stand management and vegetation control in the Peace Country; River boat tour on the Peace River and a Trap shoot at the North Peace Road and Gun Club.

The FBCWA and WPDC conducted their Directors’ meetings immediately following the AGM on Sunday September 16, 2012.