Fort St. James Community Forest
The Fort St. James Community Forest is owned by the municipal District for the benefit of the residents of Fort St. James.
Organizational Structure: The Mayor and Council of the District of Fort St. James are the body responsible for the effective management of the Fort St. James Community Forest. Community Forest Tenure is in the name of the District of Fort St. James (municipality).
Governance is by municipal council consisting of Mayor and four councilors. Council has contracted with KDL Group to manage the community forest operations.
Board Members: Fort St. James Mayor and Councilors
Mission Statement: To facilitate the active participation of the community in the stewardship of the land base and to demonstrate its capability to practice exemplary stewardship of an extremely complex, diverse and rich area while practicing sound and viable use of resources.
A network of rural community based organizations engaged in community forest management, and those seeking to establish new community forests.
Local forests, local people, local decisions
A vision of a global movement committed to culturally, ecologically, and economically sustainable forestry.