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 […]

Update: Grandfathering Undersized Managed Forest Properties

At PFLA’s 2015 conference Tina Ireland presented on behalf of BC Assessment. Part of that discussion included an announcement about the review process BC Assessment was undertaking around the practice of grandfathering undersized Managed Forest properties. To date, there has been some uncertainty around the […]

5 Messages Every Candidate Should Know About Private Forestry

The next provincial general election in British Columbia is scheduled for May 9, 2017. With any election comes a swarm of pre-election activities and a host of new candidates. Because BC’s private managed forest lands are located around some of Canada’s fastest growing communities, private […]

That Darn “Brush” (a New Look at Our Wonderful Forest Understory Habitat)

Thanks to the resource specialists at Forest Stewardship Notes (Washington State University) for permission to share this handy post originally published on their website. Stand in your forest and count the overstory tree species you see. On the west side, this will likely include Douglas […]