Over the last 12 months SIFCo has worked with the Village of Slocan to secure funding to treat areas of high risk and consequences if a wildfire were to occur. Today we heard that the application to treat 35 hectares of land on the east side of the Vilage was approved by UBCM. For more […]
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Starting March 18, 2013 the Silverton – Red Mountain WUI project is set to resume. Six workers will be working for the next two months to complete phase 2 and the final phase of this $400’000 project. If you have any questions regarding this project, please do not hesitate to contact us at 250-226-7012 or […]
A 12 ha of dry forest on south-facing slope, 2 km up Winlaw FSR harvesting project will begin in two weeks. The area will be managed with a priority on ungulate winter range values, biodiversity, and balancing forest on site to hotter, dryer conditions. Ponderosa Pine will be retained throughout. Project is expected to be […]
Starting December 20, 2012, the Silverton – Red Mountain WUI project will stop for the winter season. Seven workers have been working since October 2012 to complete phase 2 and the final phase of this $400 000 project. Work is set to resume in March 2013. If you have any questions regarding this project, please […]
A 17-hectare harvesting project is set to begin up the Ponderosa FSR starting mid-November 2012. 800 meters of new road construction will be part of this project and deactivation of the new road will happen immediately following completion of silviculture requirements. Ponserosa FSR has been poorly maintained, drainage control will be put in place following […]
Starting October 15th, 2012 the Silverton – Red Mountain WUI project is set to resume. Seven workers will be working for five months over the next seven months to complete phase 2 and the final phase of this $400 000 project. If you have any questions regarding this project, please do not hesitate to contact […]
After three months of work and 18 hectares completed, our crew will take a well-deserved break for the summer months. We will resume work in early October. Thanks to the Red Mountain residents and to people living in the Village of Silverton for the great support and understanding throughout the spring.
If you have any questions in regard ti this project, please do not hesitate to contact us at 250-226-7012 or email firstname.lastname@example.org For the first three weeks we will be working on the “Highway Block”: this is the small sliver of land between the highway and Red Mountain Rd. before the gravel pit, and the […]
On December 11, 2011, SIFCo achieved a milestone is its evolution as a company by being awarded a 25-year license. This allows us to finally be able to plan long term as a company. Come celebrate with us on Sunday, February 12! We are hosting a free, family-oriented Winter Celebration day at the Valley View […]
SIFCo is currently hosting a Master’s student as an intern at our office. Elissa Berrill grew up in the Slocan Valley and is now studying Environmental Planning at Stockholm University in Sweden. She is helping us to reach out to the community through contacting value-added wood producers in our area and updating our featured businesses page […]
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