Logging truck loads of firewood will be for sale to Harrop-Procter residents beginning next week (December 11, 2023) for $2500.
Please contact Holly at Harrop-Procter Forest Products to get on the waitlist.
Community Forest News – Fall 2023
Click the link to read a copy of the HPCC Fall 2023 newsletter (Community Forest News).
Print copies will be available soon at the ferry boxes, Procter General Store, HPFP mill, HPCC office, and the Procter Village Café.
Co-op Week in Canada, October 15 – 21, 2023
Kootenay Co-op Radio is featuring local cooperatives to celebrate Co-op Week! Harrop-Procter Community Co-operative is delighted to be featured this week on Kootenay Co-op Radio. We invite you to have a listen, featuring HPCC’s President, Bill Macpherson.
HPWPS 2023 AGM
October 18, 2023 at 7 pm
2nd Floor of Procter Schoolhouse
284 3rd Ave Procter, BC
Forestry & Value-Added Report
Nominations & Elections
3-Year – $25 or Lifetime – $50
Harrop-Procter Community Forest Road Fuel Treatments – Fall 2023
As part of our ongoing efforts to reduce wildfire risk, our community forest will be cleaning up woody debris along road edges this fall. This work will be done by contract crews who will be cutting and burning and/or chipping small diameter trees within 10 meters of road edges.
Crews will be working on Carson (Alexander) Road and on the East Harrop road behind the firehall. You can expect to see small amounts of smoke from burning of woody debris throughout the fall when conditions are good. Piles will be small and carefully tended to minimize smoke.
See photo below for an example of fuel treatment work in action this past spring.
Erik Leslie, RPF
Harrop-Procter Community Co-operative
Erik Leslie, HPCC’s Forest Manager was interviewed for a segment about wildfires/forest fires by CBC’s What On Earth. The episode was first aired on September 3, 2023: ‘This isn’t sexy forestry’: how to protect forests from fire. Please find the link below.
HPCC is introduced about 20 minutes and 30 seconds into the podcast and Erik speaks 21 minutes in. You might even recognize the voices of two Harrop community members, Barry Gray & Ursula Heller.
Our Summer 2023 newsletter is now available!
You can pick up hard copies of the Community Forest Newsletter at the ferry landing boxes, Procter General Store, Procter Village Café, HPFP mill and at our HPCC office.
Please click the link below, to read the article, Douglas-fir beetle in the community forest, written by Erik Leslie, Forest Manager at Harrop -Procter Community Cooperative.
Our Spring 2023 newsletter is now available!
Click here to read: Community Forest Spring 2023 Newsletter
You can find hard copies of the Community Forest Newsletter at the ferry landing boxes, Procter General Store, HPFP mill and at our HPCC office.