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

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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