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WFP COO Don Demens presents to Truck Loggers Association Convention & Trade Show – Victoria British Columbia January 18 2012

Don Demens, COO Western Forest Products Inc.  spoke to attendees at 69th Annual Truck Loggers Association Convention January 18 2012 in Victoria British Columbia. The theme of the show  “Pathways to a Sustainable Industry” was highlighted in Mr. Demens presentation – Solid …

Environmentally Responsible

Environmental Stewardship Defined: “The responsible use and protection of the natural environment through sustainable practices” The need to source wood products from environmentally responsible producers like Western Forest Products has never been more important. In today’s world, reducing effects on ecology …

Strategies for Maintaining Biodiversity

Retention Strategy A key component of our strategy to maintain forest biodiversity while sustainably harvesting our AAC, is in designing harvest patterns to provide connections between ecosystems and habitats over space and time, and to maintain areas of older forests …

Plans

Forest Management is guided by multiple layers of planning at the regional, landscape, management unit and stand levels. Regional Land Use Plans (LUP) LUPs were developed to provide high level land use zoning.  These plans grew from an exhaustive public …

Our Forests

All our forests are located in the beautiful, complex and challenging geography of coastal British Columbia, Canada, including Vancouver Island, the Central Coast and the Sunshine Coast. Ecologically, the forests WFP manages are largely within the Coastal Western Hemlock biogeoclimatic zone  – Canada’s …

Planning and Practices

Under the Forest and Range Practices Act (FRPA), the Forest Planning and Practices Regulation (FPPR) provides the operational direction for designing and implementing timber harvesting. Teams of WFP resource professionals plan and work together to meet objectives for soil, fish, water, wildlife, …

Sustainable Management

Western Forest Products is committed to a broad concept of sustainable management that ensures our business performance is: environmentally responsible socially desirable  economically viable As proud managers of renewable resources and skilled producers of high quality products, we have a broad, long-term view of our responsibility …