Mission Statement

The Wells Gray Community Forest Corporation’s mission is to operate and manage a Community Forest Agreement License on a long term sustainable, environmental, and social plan that will maximize economic opportunities and benefits for the residents of Wells Gray Country.

Birch stand

Birch stand

Cone crop

Cone crop

Bear

Bear

Non timber forest products

Non timber forest products

Larch

Larch

Pigmy owl

Pigmy owl

White pine

White pine

Diversity of wildlife

Diversity of wildlife

Diversity of wildlife

Diversity of wildlife

Sx stand

Sx stand

Mushroom

Mushroom

Non timber forest products

Non timber forest products

Spahats landscape

Spahats landscape

Valley in winter

Valley in winter

Riparian management zone

Riparian management zone

Fuel management

Fuel management

Riparian management zone

Riparian management zone

Pine salvage

Pine salvage

Recent harvesting

Recent harvesting

Logs

Logs

Local workers

Local workers

Road safety improvements

Road safety improvements

Road upgrades

Road upgrades

Silviculture planting program

Silviculture planting program

Seedling

Seedling

Post harvest retention

Post harvest retention

Wildlife tree retention

Wildlife tree retention

Diversity of second growth stands

Diversity of second growth stands

Diversity of second growth stands

Diversity of second growth stands

Watershed high elevation

Watershed high elevation

Upper Raft watershed

Upper Raft watershed

Upper watershed

Upper watershed

What

The Wells Gray Community Forest Corporation manages a long-term Community Forest tenure agreement. WGCFC is designed to benefit the people of Wells Gray Country while maintaining a high standard of forest stewardship on the land base, the community forest manages for multiple resources and ensures its operations are consistent with high level plans.

Where

The Wells Gray Community Forest Corporation landbase surrounds the township of Clearwater. Clearwater is 130km north of Kamloops in the Southern Interior of BC Canada.

Who

The Wells Gray Community Forest Corporation (WGCFC) is managed and owned on behalf of the citizens of Wells Gray Country. Wells Gray Community Forest Corporation operates under the direction of a board of Directors comprised of eight volunteer members. The officers of the corporation consist of President, Vice President, Secretary and a treasure. This board oversees the management of the business affairs of the corporation. The day to day operations of the Corporation are under the direction of the General Manager who reports to the board of directors.