Entries by SIFCO

Village of Slocan gets $265 500 for Wildland Interface Work

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 […]

Harvesting to begin up Winlaw FSR

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 […]

Harvesting to begin up Ponderosa FSR

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 […]

SIFCo gets 25 year License! Come Celebrate with us!

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 […]

Intern from Sweden joins the SIFCo team!

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 […]