The Western Silvicultural Contractors’ Association

Representing Western Canada’s reforestation contracting industry

The Western Silvicultural Contractors’ Association represents silviculture contracting businesses operating in Western Canada. These companies grow seedlings, plant trees, tend stands, brush plantations, fight wild fires, prepare planting sites, survey forest regeneration, burn slash piles and restore forest and range ecosystems. The WSCA respects the public’s interest in sound forestry practices and advocates on behalf of its members and the industry on forest policy, workforce strategy and workplace regulation. The WSCA speaks to the general public, policy makers, regulators, workers and the forest industry in general on matters that concern the silviculture sector. WSCA members comply with the Association’s code of ethics and are industry leaders in safe, responsible and professional conduct. . Read more

Western Silvicultural Contractors’ Association Rumour Mill RoundUpDate Volume 16, Issue 21

December 2, 2016 Volume 16, Issue 21 Warning: This edition may contain both facts and figures. BCTS Not Moving Away From Longer-Term Contracts in Spite of Rumours Rumours from the field this fall that BCTS is getting out of offering multi-year and option-to-renew silviculture contracts are unfounded. (Aren’t rumours supposed to be unfounded by definition?) …