Community Updates

HARROP-PROCTER COMMUNITY CO-OPERATIVE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

In 2017, HPCC was chosen as the second recipient of the Robin Hood Memorial Award for excellence in Community Forestry by the BC Community Forest Association. The award recognizes the late Mr. Hood, a pioneer of community forestry in the province. It is accompanied by a monetary award of $10,000 from the provincial government.

At the direction of the Board, a committee was struck to discuss the feasibility of establishing an Educational Scholarship for local students with the funds….

Draft map West Procter fuel management area Feb2019

West Procter Fuel Management Area TUs overview Feb2019

 

HPCC is developing fuel reduction plans for a 140-hectare area above Procter. This area at the top of Victor Road was high-graded (heavily logged, removing most the valuable timber) approximately 30 to 40 years ago. It has regenerated primarily to very dense hemlock and now represents a very high fire hazard.

Our plans are to thin the forest to reduce the fire hazard and encourage the growth of more fire- and drought-tolerant trees and shrubs.