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 exceed FSC® standards. Our forest products are milled near the shores of Kootenay Lake, in Harrop, and sold to contractors and homeowners in Southeastern BC and further afield.

Watershed Protection

Community input and oversight of forest operations in the Harrop Procter area is a key function. An in-house program regularly samples and tests water quality of the four main creeks within the community forest.

Forest Management

To actively manage our forests for the resilience and health of our community and environment we employ an ecosystem-based approach to forest management activities.

Outreach

Actively engage the community and beyond to build knowledge, understanding and awareness of best practices in ongoing forest management.

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.
Certification
We are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council®
Outreach
Outreach and extension is part of the mandate of the community forest.