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 good 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

Contractors: Register for WSCA 2015 Annual Summer Business Summit

The WSCA will hold its 2015 Annual Summer Business Summit on Wednesday, September 2nd in Richmond, BC. The agenda will look at planting for 2016, BCTS’s proposed contractor rating system, and revising the standing offer for contract fire fighting to mention some of the topics. Read more) Proposed Agenda: 1. 2016 planting demand projections based …  Read more

Rumour Mill RoundUpDate Vol 15 Issue 15

Western Silvicultural Contractors’ Association Rumour Mill RoundUpDate July 24, 2015 Vol. 15, Issue 15 Warning: Canadian philosopher and essayist John Ralston Saul has pointed out that there are enough facts around to prove just about anything. With that in mind, when facts are herded to face a certain direction, or selected to support an opinion, …  Read more