Deep Community Roots
Located on the south shore of Kootenay Lake, the cooperative is a vital resource for our small community. Every dollar spent on our high quality forest products is an investment in the health of our community and a vote towards for a more sustainable relationship with our natural resources.
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A Sustainable Vision

We aim to manage our community-owned forest at levels that vastly exceed FSC® standards. Our forest products are milled on the shores of Kootenay Lake, in tiny Harrop, BC, and sold to contractors and homeowners in Southeastern BC and further afield.

Community Integrity

The Harrop-Procter Community Co-operative runs our community forest and sawmill.

Forests First

Our forest management approach prioritizes environmental and social values.

Sustainable Lumber

Our business builds local capacity and promotes resilience in our community.

Our co-op

Our mandate is to practice socially and environmentally progressive
forestry that protects local watersheds while creating sustainable jobs
in our community.

A New Approach
The villages of Harrop and Procter are developing a new approach to forestry in BC.
Watershed Protection
The Watershed Protection Society is a story of struggle, community turmoil and restoration.
The Community Co-op
The Harrop-Procter Community Co-operative was incorporated in 1999.
Forest Management
We employ an ecosystem-based approach to forest management.
We are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council®
Outreach and extension is part of the mandate of the community forest.