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2018 Winter Conference

The 2018 Northern Silviculture Committee Winter Conference is currently under development and more information will be available soon.

Managing for resilience and mid-term timber supply on a dynamic landbase

With an unprecedented wildfire season behind us and the spruce beetle outbreak continuing to expand, there are widespread challenges on the horizon. Some of the challenges are familiar and some seem new due to the cumulative complexity of forests and the systems that regulate them. Land managers must find innovative ways to sustain ecosystems and enhance the value of the available natural resources on a landbase that is ever-changing. In a time where policy, land ownership, ecology and climate are all shifting it is the role of the Silviculturalist to assess the current situation and use visionary thinking to look forward, act now, and create the resilient forests of tomorrow.

The aim of the 2018 NSC Winter Conference is to provide ideas, tools, and contacts that will help you achieve these goals.

For more information about the conference and to register please click on the link under Upcoming Events, on the right hand side of the page.

Registration deadline: Friday, February 23, 2018.

Hope to see you there.


2017 Summer Field tour

Registration will be opening soon for the 2017 NSC Summer field tour taking place in Fort St John on September 13-14, 2017. Moose, Mushrooms, and Mixedwoods Boreal mixedwood forests are dynamic.  These changes in forest structure and … [Continue reading]

2017 Winter Conference

Thanks to everyone who attended the 2017 NSC Winter Conference which took place in Prince George on February 20-21, 2017. PDF versions of the presentations have now been posted. Click here to access them.   … [Continue reading]

2016 NSC Summer Field Tour

Registration is now open for the 2016 NSC Summer field tour taking place in Fort St James on September 13-14, 2016. Click on the link under Upcoming Events, on the right hand side of the page. A link to a listing of potential accommodations has … [Continue reading]

NSC 2016 Winter Conference

Improving Silviculture Planning and Practice from Current Standards to our Future Forests When: February 16-17, 2016 Where: Prince George Civic Centre Day 1, Part 1: Strategic and Tactical Forest and Silviculture Planning - How are we … [Continue reading]

NSC Fall Field Tour – 2015

Prince George BC, September 16-17, 2015 The 2015 field tour will focus on second-growth forest management in the Interior Wet belt throughout the whole rotation, including early, mid- and late-rotation stand management options. A variety of … [Continue reading]

NSC 2015 Winter Conference

Moving Forward in Our Industry: The Opportunities and Challenges When: January 27-28, 2015 Where: Hart Community Centre, Prince George, BC Agenda Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 7:00 am     Registration/ Coffee/ Muffins 8:15 am     … [Continue reading]

Northern Silviculture Committee Winter Workshop 2013


WorksafeBC Skidder Safety

Video on Skidder Rollovers … [Continue reading]

Tree Planting Example Videos

Post With Silviculture Video This is an example of a post with a silviculture video. Your video could be on any subject at all: general interest how -to video present your silviculture problem and ask for advice The point is, video is … [Continue reading]

2007 AGM Summary

This is a Test Post Using 2007 AGM Summary Material FORREX Forest Research Extension Partnership www.forrex.org Northern Silviculture Committee Conference Announcements by Alan Wiensczyk, Ecosystems and Stand Management Extension … [Continue reading]

2011 Winter Workshop

NSC Winter Workshop New Directions in Forest Management Welcome! We invite you to join us at this exciting workshop to discuss, debate, and learn more about "New Directions in Forest Management". A wide range of silviculture topics will be … [Continue reading]

Spring 2007 Newsletter

Volume 9 Issue 1 Spring 2007 From the Editor’s Stump Very difficult and challenging times are here for us in the forest industry, with economic variables aligned against industry profitability for the near future. Finding the ‘sweet spot’ in … [Continue reading]