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Location: Northern BC Date: May 2018: Submitted to WFCA by: Jordan Tesluk, Forestry Safety Advocate (Reprinted with permission)

      Each year, thousands of young tree planting workers make their way through Northern BC to reach their new jobs. While many own vehicles or find transportation through their employer or co-workers, others make their own way to their new job, and some resort to hitch-hiking.                  READ IT HERE

It’s been an animated year so far for B.C. forestry conferences. The TLA annual convention was well attended again. The 2019 ABCFP conference was sold out weeks in advance. And the WFCA event at the end of January had the largest attendance ever. For those of us who organize these things we like to think it’s our programs that are so attractive. But there’s likely something else drawing people together lately in such strength.

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Tsilhqot’in Nation Enhances Compliance and Education in Territory

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Tŝilhqot’in Respond to Independent Wildfire Review

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There was a time when we were whistling contentedly with our hands in our pockets, cheered by the prospect of almost seeing the end of B.C.’s not sufficiently restocked (NSR) legacy. That was the spring of 2017.
     Now after two consecutive years of fire, drought and pests, things look different. We are still calculating the current NSR since, to be official, it has to be surveyed. 

Returning to Prescribed Burning is an Old Idea to Make New Again

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Forest Industry Safety Alert

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Indigenous Jurisdiction an Ancient and Modern Reality​


Unprecedented Increase in Surveying, Sowing and Planting

Silviculture Workers Face Changes to Transportation Options for Northern Worksites

WFCA Asks: Whither the NSR?

It might be in part the shared feeling of pending change—a collective, Are you seeing this too? The sense of being on the cusp of something significant seems shared across a range of dimensions and scales from business relationships to the policy around climate change and its consequences.


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Chief Joe Alphonse

WILLIAMS LAKE, BC - May 15, 2018 - The Ts^ilhqot’in Nation welcomes some of the recommendations released last week by the BC Flood and Wildfire Review, but remains disappointed by the lack of opportunity for involvement in the process and outstanding concerns over the rushed timelines.  Ts^ilhqot’in have shown significant leadership in this area.

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Tsilhqot’in Nation Celebrates Success in 2018 Mushroom Harvest Management

A Landscape Ecologist, a Mayor and a Sociologist Walk Into a Forestry Conference…