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Lower North Thompson
Fall 2015 Newsletter
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Celebrate National Forest Week
check out what is going on in BC
Zoltan and Ruby
UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-Op summer students at
Cortes Community Forest Partnership
Andrea Inwards: Regulating, organizing, educating in the forestry sector
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Here's Cowichan Lake Community Forest Co-Op's Steve Lorimer with Trindard Makunike, of the Canadian Trade Commission, at the World Forestry Congress in
Durban, South Africa

September 2015 Newsletter

2016  Indicators Survey
The second annual Community Forest Indicators Survey will be sent out on October 5th. Our target is full participation of all of our members. In addition to the questions on the 18 indicators, the survey will include questions that will help inform BCCFA strategic planning. If you will be doing the survey for the first time we encourage you to take a look at the  Framework and Methodology Document  to know the questions that will be asked as well as the 2014 Indicators Report. Survey deadline is November 9th
Reports and Meeting Minutes - For BCCFA Members Only
2015 Draft BCCFA AGM Minutes
July Executive Director's Report
August-September Executive Director's Report
July BCCFA Board Meeting Minutes
July Joint Working Group Minutes 
UBC Forestry Co-op Night on September 30th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM in FSC 1005.
A summer student from community forests will be presenting - Ruby Carrico from Cortes Forest General Partnership and Karen McCloskey from LNTCFS read more

Other News
Federation of British Columbia Woodlot Associations (FBCWA) 
Wine, Woodlots and Wanderings Conference & AGM in Westbank on October 2-3 more information

August Update from Minister Thomson read more

Healthy Forests Healthy Communities 
The HFNC website has been updated to reflect the work conducted over the last couple of years.  You will note that the focus is on the community issues and recommendations arising from the 2011-2013 dialogue. read more

Two workshops on adapting forest and natural resource management for a changing climate more information
FLNR Competitiveness and Innovation Branch is sponsoring the workshops, with input from a wide array of contributors. 
  • October 7-8 in Williams Lake, a field session will be on adapting forest management for a changing climate;
  • October 28th and 29th  in Vernon the classroom-based workshop is more broadly on adapting natural resource management to a changing climate.
Adapting Sustainable Forest Management to a Changing Climate - Final Report in the series from the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers Climate change and sustainable forest management in Canada: A guidebook for assessing vulnerability and mainstreaming adaptation into decision making  read more
WSCA Rumour Mill RoundUpdate 
August 21, 2015 read more
September 4, 2015 read more
September 18, 2015 read more

Columbia Mountains Institute
Statistics Course:  Introduction to Bayesian Methods for Ecologists October 27-29, 2015 read more
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