October 22, 2018

The Festival of Forestry was delighted to be invited to host our 2018 summer teachers’ tour at the beautiful Silver Lake Forest Education Centre in Peachland this past August. Although known for orchards and vineyards, the Okanagan is also a major forestry centre with...

October 20, 2017

The 2017 Festival of Forestry teachers' tour took place in Port Alberni, Vancouver Island this past August. From ancient trees in Cathedral Grove, to active logging, planting and manufacturing, teachers experienced the full cycle of forestry. A bonus this year - th...

March 3, 2017

An Overview of the Summer 2016 Teachers' Tour

The BC Festival of Forestry is a non-profit organization committed to providing quality professional development experiences for school teachers. In our 2016 summer program we tried something we’d never done before. We cal...

July 5, 2016

[From an article that appeared in the Summer issue of The Log & Tally Magazine]

Launched in 1967 by veteran coastal-logger Bill Moore, this group of volunteers have focused their time and attention on taking urban teachers into rural forest-dependent communities. The im...

July 11, 2012

We are heading back to Vancouver Island for another summer adventure for teachers, on tour ‘Coastal Forestry in Action’. Twenty selected teachers will descend onto the beautiful resource community of Campbell River for three action-packed days of dialogue and field sit...

July 6, 2011

After the success of last year’s summer tour on Vancouver Island, the Festival of Forestry is launching another summer adventure for teachers! This time our tour will follow a circle route through both Interior and Coastal ecosystems.  Although two-thirds of British Co...

July 8, 2010

After 43 years the Festival of Forestry is trying something new!  Instead of taking you out in the rain and snow, we are holding our first ever SUMMER forestry tour and we want you to join us.  


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