Wetzin'Kwa Community Forest Corporation


Wetzin’kwa Community Forest Corporation’s general management objectives include environmental, social and economic objectives.

Annual profits from the operations are distributed back into the Bulkley Valley to provide the greatest long term benefit.

Wetzin'kwa Community Forest Corporation operates a community forest licence in the Bulkley Valley.

About Us

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.


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Maintain and sustain functional integrity of ecosystems.

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Conserve and preserve cultural heritage sites and features.

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Enhance outdoor recreation and education opportunities.

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Sustain, expand, and diversify local forestry employment.

News & Events

Wetzin’kwa Director Nomination

 The 'Director at Large' position is a volunteer position which has a three year term beginning in January 2016. 

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Wetzin’kwa Annual General Meeting

The Wetzin'kwa Community Forest Corporation is holding it's Annual General Meeting, Friday November 20th, 2015 at the "Old Church Hall" - 3704 First Ave in Smithers from 12-2pm. 

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