Maintain and sustain functional integrity of ecosystems.
The Wetzin’kwa Community Forest Corporation (WCFC) is the licensee responsible for managing the community forest tenure jointly held by the Town of Smithers and the Village of Telkwa.
What Is a Community Forest?
A community forest is an area-based forest tenure awarded by government to communities to enhance their local control over forest management.
In order to qualify, proposals must be for activities carried out in the Witset, Smithers and Telkwa area by a not-for-profit organization or registered charity. All projects must be secular in nature and should not have a proposed term greater than one year. A maximum of $15,000 may be requested for each proposal.