Apply Now: 2017 Forest Management Internships

We are inviting applications to fill our Senior Forest Management Internship. The position is open to students currently enrolled in a natural resources management and environmental science programs.

The work term is May through August (4 month term).

This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in a broad range of forest projects. Projects planned for 2017 include:

Forest Planning and Stand Assessments

  • Strategic assessment of 25-50 year old plantations and second growth stands, including the development of treatment recommendations
  • Silvicultural Projects for the enhancement of Forest Productivity
  • Forest Inventory

Operations and Silvicultural Obligations

  • Road Maintenance
  • Mechanical brushing and other silvicultural treatments as needed
  • Silvicultural Surveys

Forest Research

  • Installation and re-measurement of various research trials and ecological studies
  • Assist researchers as needed

Educational Programs and Infrastructure

  • Design and layout for various forestry demonstration sites.
  • Maintain and upgrade trail system
  • Hosting of various tours and educational events

Please view this job description for further details

Danger Tree Management On Campus

August 25, 2016 Danger Tree Management

On behalf of UNBC Facilities the ALRF will be managing danger tree around campus on August 25 and 26th. Thursday the 25 crews will be managing trees around the main campus and on Friday the 26th crews will be working on the Greeway Trail.

Please respect the direction of crew members.  A copy of the map can be found Danger Tree Map

For further information please contact Colin Chisholm at or 250.960.6338

Field Education Centre – Opening in Spring

Field Education Centre

We are excited to announce the opening of our Field Education Centre this May.

The building is designed to facilitate field events and courses  and host meetings, retreats, training, school field trips, and related community events in a quiet forest setting

Located on a hilltop this is a fantastic place for groups to meet, discuss, learn, and explore the outdoors. Introductory rental rates are available.

For further information contact Colin Chisholm or Mike Jull.