We would like to acknowledge that we are on the traditional lands of the Secwepemc and acknowledge Simpcw First Nations who have called this home since time immemorial.

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The Wells Gray Community Forest Corporation (WGCFC) is managed and owned on behalf of the citizens of Wells Gray Country. Wells Gray Community...

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The Wells Gray Community Forest Corporation landbase surrounds the township of Clearwater. Clearwater is 130km north of Kamloops in the Southern...

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The Wells Gray Community Forest Corporation manages a long-term Community Forest tenure agreement. WGCFC is designed to benefit the people of...

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“Land and timber are what we know best!”

Recent News

Forestry Open House Seeks Community Feedback

With good forest management and the benefit of the Clearwater community at the forefront of its decision making, the Wells Gray Community Forest...

Annual Public Meeting

The Annual Public Meeting Date is November  24, 2023, this is Held at Dutch Lake DOC building.   We will be providing the 2022 Annual Report, a...

Local planting program complete

Our local planting program was completed by our newly formed Silviculture crew; Future Reforestation.  They established 286,100seedlings.  Our...

Free Growing status

The Wells Gray Community Forest achieved Free Growing status for six cut blocks that were planted in 2008.

Fuel management

70 hectares of fuel management was completed in November 2022, within the Landscape Fuel break in the Gill creek chart. Fuel management or...

2023 Annual spring planting program

The 2023 Annual spring planting program will be completed by a local planting company, Future Reforestation. We are collectively working on a...

International Students hosted from UBC

During the Month of March 2022, WGCFC hosted international Students from UBC, we collectively worked on alternative forest management strategies...

Winter harvesting program commenced

On November 15 2023, the winter harvesting program commenced in East Blackpool and in the Raft chart area with Wadlegger Logging. Safety and...

Management & Cut Cycle

On November 1, 2021, the Community Forest entered a new Five-year management and cut cycle.

Forest Stewardship Plan Approved

The WGCFC Forest Stewardship Plan was approved on December 3, 2021. We are currently in the process of legally accepting the Thompson Okanagan...

2021 Harvesting Program

The 2021 Harvesting program has been completed with a high degree of safety and forest products utilization, we would like to thank our local...

Spring Planting Program

We are currently starting our spring planting program with a local planting crew Mac River ENT, they will we establishing 290,000 seedlings on...