The community forest extends west to Maxan Lake, north to the Augier Main Road, east to Priestly Hill, and south to the north shore of Francois Lake and is part of the Nadina Forest District.

About Burns Lake Community Forest

Built and run by passionate volunteers, our community forest provides significant funding to the community, that allows groups to flourish. From recreation and educational to First Nations partnerships or the communities that rely on the forest for jobs.

The BLCF operates using stringent forest management practices and was granted Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certification in 2017 with Ecotrust Canada—a national non-profit organization.

Burns Lake Community is a member of the British Columbia Community Forest Association, the provincial organization that collectively advocates for the viability of community forests

News and Announcements

FSP Extension Application

Burns Lake Community Forest Ltd. is proposing to extend its’ Forest Stewardship Plan (FSP) for the K1A License, issued 2015-07-20, with an expiry of 2020-07-20. This extension request was initiated by Burns Lake Community Forest for a period of no more than 2 years....

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Christmas Message

As we close this calendar year, I’d like to reflect on the accomplishments of Burns Lake Community Forest Ltd. (BLCF) and review the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. You may remember that I made commitments to focus our efforts on long-term strategic goals...

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Facebook Posts

In light of all the bad news, I am exciting to report some good news ! As per our annual profit sharing for our Partners and Shareholder, I am exciting to report out that our 2018-2019 Fiscal Distribution was $1,075,339.44. This total is shared equally between Wetsueten First Nation (WFN), Tsil Kaz Koh Nation (formerly BLB), and the Village of Burns Lake. Each receiving $358,446.48. As we turn the page and transition our focus of mountain pine beetle salvage towards landscape fire mitigation, the BLCF has committed and continues to focus financial resources ensuring community safety and resilience. Please stay tuned for detailed communication on the proceedings of our landscape fire mitigation efforts.


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