Below we have listed some external resources we feel may provide you with helpful information regarding integral forestry and our work around Wildland Urban Interfacing. Many of theses resources are fellow community forests within our local area.
BCCFA's "vision is a network of diverse community forest initiatives, where local people practice ecologically responsible forest management in perpetuity, fostering and supporting healthy and vibrant rural communities and economies.
The Harrop - Proctor Community Forest's mandate is to practice socially and environmentally progressive forestry that protects local watersheds while creating sustainable jobs in our community.
"FireSmart is living with and managing for wildfire on our landscape. Preparing for the threat of wildfire is a shared responsibility. From home owners, to industry and government we all have responsibility to lessen the effects of wildfire. Wildland Urban Interface is a popular term used to describe an area where structures and forested areas meet."
Southeast Fire Centre Wildfire Information
The Creston Valley Forestry Corporation is dedicated to harvesting allocated volumes while protecting the integrity of other resources and enhancing the social, and economic benefits to the community.
The goal of the Planning Committee was to produce a governance model for the fledgling community forest society that would contribute to the sustainability of the community and its resources. Their desire was to include the interests of the community and ensure greater community control.
Nakusp and Area Community Forest Inc. (NACFOR) strives to balance economic, ecological and social concerns in a manner that optimizes benefits for both the local and global community.
The Cortes Community Forest Cooperative work in partnership with the Klahoose First Nation. Their mission is to generate sustainable economic opportunities for the local community and to conserve forest habitat for other species while preserving options for future generations.
The Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society strive to maintain the ecological health of our mountain forests through education and invasive plant management.