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

WSCA Rumour Mill RoundUpDate Volume 16, Issue 14

Warning: Some facts contained in this issue are hot off the press and should be handled accordingly. BC’s Climate Plan Big on Investments in Forest Carbon Sequestration: Big News for Silviculter Sector Our B.C. government has just announced today its intention to reduce annual greenhouse gas emissions by up to 25 million tonnes below current …  

WSCA Rumour Mill RoundUpDate Volume 16, Issue 13

Warning: Due to the summer holiday fact shortage our fact checkers have taken time off. Some articles may contain unchecked facts. Summer Tree Planting Season Winds Up Or does it wind down? Regardless, peaking at the provincial spring production rate of an estimated 120 per second, B.C. has seen, as of the end of this …