Welcome to the Community Forest
The Valemount Community Forest Company Ltd.(VCF) was established in 2007. The VCF has a commitment to manage a healthy, sustainable forest with a focus on local employment, education, partnerships and multiuse planning. We support and promote small and value-added manufacturing to increase economic stability and industrial diversity. We also work with recreational groups and conservation interests to reflect the values important to the community of Valemount.
The VCF is member of the British Columbia Community Forest Association. The BCCFA was formed in 2002. It networks community-based organizations that are either managing community forests or striving to establish community forests.
- To develop and strengthen the economic diversity of the community while promoting the social well being of the residents in and around Valemount.
- To use the community forest resources in ways that are sustainable, environmentally respectful, fiscally and legally responsible.
West Canoe – Road Channel is posted. There is active logging and industrial activity throughout. Watch for loaded logging trucks and industrial vehicles
Dave Henry – Active logging at the 10 km mark.
East Canoe – active logging on the mainline. Slow down and pay attention.
Caution: Unpredictable weather conditions prevail. Mud, flash water events and fire are possible. PUT out your campfire. Keep your camp clean. Respect all wildlife. Pack OUT everything that you pack in especially your garbage.