SIFCo received $221,675 from the Jobs Opportunities Program and $25,000 from the Columbia Basin Trust to begin phase #1 of their Wildland-Urban Interface Wildfire Protection Program.
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Today the last draft of our Forest Stewardship Plan (FSP) was approved by the Ministry of Forest. The FSP is a planning requirement for forest tenure holders in British Columbia. It is a requirement of the Forest and Range Practices Act (FRPA) and is intended to replace some of the planning requirements of the Forest Practices […]
As part of SIFCo’s Landscape Level Plan a new set of maps was released today. This set of maps titled: “Wildfire-Human Interface using a Permaculture Perspective” highlights the priority for treatment of areas within the Interface areas of SIFCo’s landbase.
Watch a video of a Google Earth ‘virtual fly-over’ of our landbase and see the land that we are managing (high-speed Internet connection may be needed).
After six months of work, SIFCo has completed its Landscape Level Plans (LLP). The LLP is a birds-eye perspective of our landbase. The aim of the LLP is to guide our operations with regard to the overall health of the forests and the communities that surround them.
Today we became tenure holders! After four years of work we signed our Probationary Community Forest Agreement.
Today our updated Management Plan was accepted by the Ministry of Forest… the last step before our application is finally accepted.
In August of 2007, we heard from the Ministry of Forests (MOF) that our application was accepted in principle. We are now fine tuning our Management Plan and are expecting to sign a PCFA by early October 2007.
On the 12th of January 2007, our final application was mailed to the Ministry of Forest in Kamloops. Thus, after three years of work, phase 1 is completed and, if all goes according to plan, we should be tenure holders by early October of this year.
Today we finalized our negotiations with Springer Creek Forest Products, marking the last step before our final application can be submitted.
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