WORKING FOREST – WATERFALLS DINOSAUR FOSSILS – GEOPARK

Our Community Forest is surrounded with wonder. Forty thousand hectares of managed forest lands surrounding the town in the breathtaking landscape at the Heart Ranges of the Rocky Mountains.

WORKING FOREST – WATERFALLS DINOSAUR FOSSILS – GEOPARK

Our Community Forest is surrounded with wonder. Forty thousand hectares of managed forest lands surrounding the town in the breathtaking landscape at the Heart Ranges of the Rocky Mountains.

WORKING FOREST – WATERFALLS DINOSAUR FOSSILS – GEOPARK

Our Community Forest is surrounded with wonder. Forty thousand hectares of managed forest lands surrounding the town in the breathtaking landscape at the Heart Ranges of the Rocky Mountains.

WORKING FOREST – WATERFALLS DINOSAUR FOSSILS – GEOPARK

Our Community Forest is surrounded with wonder. Forty thousand hectares of managed forest lands surrounding the town in the breathtaking landscape at the Heart Ranges of the Rocky Mountains.

about us

The Tumbler Ridge Community Forest is a municipally owned limited company.


The Corporation’s sole shareholder is the District of Tumbler Ridge. The Community Forest is overseen by a seven-member board of directors, one of which is the mayor or his designate. The mandate of the board is to govern the Corporation and provide direction and oversight.

Our mission is to manage our Community Forest in an environmentally sound and ecologically sustainable manner providing direct benefits to the community such as economic diversification, employment, education, and recreation.

Community Forest License K2O was approved Jan 2011. Tumbler Ridge Community Forest Corp. was incorporated in Aug 2012.

The management of the company is done through a Forest Manager who is responsible for the operational activities.

The Allowable Annual cut is 35,500 m3/yr. conifer and 2,000 m3/yr. deciduous.

The Community Forest concept is about local control over, and enjoyment of, the benefits offered by local forest resources. These benefits are both monetary and non-monetary. Rural communities see Community Forests as a tool to help stabilize their local economies and provide long term employment opportunities. Community Forests can support local livelihoods, promote community participation and foster long term environmental stewardship. They seed to promote innovation, conflict resolution and economic diversification. 

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The Community Forest And You


Take a look and learn more of what the Community Forest is connecting to your community.

Planned field activities and maps

Have a look at our operational plans and forest management history. Road locations, area planted, future harvesting and silviculture programs can be found on our operational maps.

Our Grants

Learn more about our grant and Community Support program. You can view the grants from the past to the current grant applications.

Business Opportunities

Learn about Community Forest business opportunities and businesses that have worked for the Community Forest. Do you have a proposal or idea? We want to hear from you. Take a look at our current list of companies engaged in Community Forest business.

Updates and News


Public Community Forest Quarterly Meeting March 19th – 7 pm Town Hall

Come out and be heard! The management of the forest is in your hands. We are soliciting your input. Come and participate in the Boards management of the forest that surrounds Tumbler Ridge.  

Tumbler Ridge Community Forest 2019 AGM

Tumbler Ridge Community Forest will be hosting their 2019 AGM on Monday December 16th from 3:00pm to 6:30pm in Room 4 at the Community Center.  Come out and join the discussion. We want to hear from you.

Tumbler Ridge Board Meeting Oct 3rd – 5 pm Town Hall

Tumbler Ridge Community Forest next Board of Directors meeting is happening on Thursday October 3, 2019 in Town Hall at 5 pm.  This meeting is open to the public and we hope to see you their. See Resources Page for the Agenda.

Delegation on Council Meeting

Tumbler Ridge Community Forest will be presenting as a delegation on the August 12th Council meeting. The topics covered will include business resolutions and a history presentation of the Community Forest.