2018 Grants Announcement

The LNTCFS is pleased to announce our decision to donate $ 115,000 for 2017/18 to be disbursed as follows:

  • $ 35,000 has been allocated to Barriere Secondary School (BSS) 2019 Graduates for student awards (scholarships and/or bursaries).  As with previous years, these awards will be administered through BSS;
  • $ 80,000 has been allocated for distribution through our community grants program. Click here for grant application forms and guidelines. All applications received by December 31, 2018 will be reviewed by the LNTCFS board members who will award the money to successful applicants.

2018 Community Meetings, Open House & Dinner with the LNTCFS


The Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society (LNTCFS)
hereby wish to invite you to our:

2018 Accountability Meetings, Open House & Dinner with the LNTCFS

At one of the following locations:

  • McLure Community Fire Hall: Thursday, June 28, 2018
  • Squam Bay Community Hall: Thursday, July 5, 2018
  • Barriere: LNTCFS Open House, 4737 Gilbert Drive (1st left Barriere Industrial Park): Thursday, July 12, 2018
  • Chu Chua Community Hall: Thursday, July 19, 2018
  • Little Fort Community Hall: Thursday, July 26, 2018

All dinners to begin at 5:30pm, with Community meetings to follow at 6:30pm

We want your input and feedback:

 Learn about your community forest, Share your ideas about the Lower North Thompson’s future

 Please Attend, Enjoy a Meal, and Have Your Say

LNTCF Millsite Map

Excellence in Community Forestry Award!

2018-06 Robin Hood Award

The Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society was given the Robin Hood Memorial Award for Excellence in Community Forestry by Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forester Lands, Naturals Resource Operations and Rural Development.

Here’s the BC Community Forest Association announcement.

Congratulations BSS 2018 Grads

2018-06_BSS GradsCongratulations to the Barriere Secondary School Grads of 2018!  Here’s director Gai Conan with the 2018 LNTCFS Scholarship recipients; each of these students (+1 missing) will receive $3,750 to support their post-secondary education for a total of $30,000 in LNTCFS support.

2018 Rural Dividend – Firewood Business Development Grant

We are pleased to announce funding approval from the BC Rural Dividend Fund of $100,000 towards the development of a firewood processing facility at our millsite.  The objective of this project will be to help utilize mill waste and low value logs from our license area while helping to create local employment and economic diversification of our organization.

Rural Dividend Press Release