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A Successful 2017 Forest Field Tour

This week, PFLA members enjoyed an informative field tour, with stops at the TimberWest South Island Logistics Facility, the BC Forest Discovery Centre, and the Mesachie Lake Forest Research Facility. About 25 large and small private forest land owners from throughout BC met in Cowichan […]

PFLA’s 2017 Forest Field Tour — June 7th in Cowichan Bay, BC

This year, the PFLA field tour will be spent in the Cowichan Valley. We’ll have the opportunity to look at some interesting forestry projects in the area, and most importantly, meet the key people involved. Our tour this year will start bright and early on […]

BC Log Export Restrictions To Blame For Significant Portion of Softwood Tariff

“Buried in the 124 pages of the U.S. trade case against Canadian lumber is a surprising revelation about how the Trump administration tallied its duties.”, reads the opening sentence of the May 7, 2017 Globe and Mail article by Barrie McKenna. Mr. McKenna’s article brings […]

Latest News from the PFLA Board

Welcome Ian Delisle The PFLA Board is pleased to welcome Ian De Lisle as a director. With extensive experience and knowledge of the coastal forest industry, Ian is a valuable addition to the board. After graduating from BCIT in 1975, Ian held various positions within […]

How You Can Help the Carihi Forestry Program

After a year break the forestry program at Carihi Secondary School in Campbell River is up and running again and they’re looking for help from the community. We’ve included the information from the latest Carihi Forestry newsletter below with all you need to know about […]

How Not to Get Killed By a Cougar

Spring is just around the corner. Before you head out to inspect the perimeter of your property, it’s a good idea to keep in mind what to do if you encounter signs of wildlife along the way. Because we’re a safety first kind of association, […]

Log Export Ban Advocates are Barking up the Wrong Tree. Again.

An openly partisan coalition of labour unions and internationally funded environmental activists opposed to BC timber harvesting, are once again promoting the myth that a ban on log exports is the best solution to ensure more logs are milled here in BC. This idea is […]