Burns Lake Community Forest Ltd. (BLCF) A Community. A Village. A Forest. A natural playground Burns Lake Community Forest is a living playground, full of opportunities to enjoy the beauty and challenge of nature. More than just growing trees BLCF forges relationships, supports culture, protects the natural environment and fuels the economy.

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

Mercury Road Bridges

Mercury Road Bridges

It has been brough to the attention of BLCF that some community organizations, (user groups), are unhappy with the bridge removals that have taken place on Mercury Road. Please be advised of the following factual information; Burns Lake Community Forest is a strong...

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Implementation Phase 1 of Landscape Fire Management

Burns Lake Community Forest will be commencing Phase 1 of its Landscape Fire Management Plan prepared by B.A Blackwell & Associates the week of September 21st, 2020 – Weather Permitting Phase 1 is the area south of town and directly across Burns Lake. Supported by...

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PLEASE BE ADVISED: BC Wildfire Service has been completing ‘TEST PILE BURNING’ in Burns Lake Community Forest landscape fire management polygon in preparation for prescribe fire management activities. You may see smoke or accumulation of smoke as it moves through with prevailing winds. Please take the necessary precautions if you are sensitive to smoke. ... See MoreSee Less

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