FPInnovations delivers training to Yale First Nations in British Columbia

October 11, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

In 2016, under the Indigenous Forestry Program, FPInnovations developed a business case for Yale First Nations (YFN), which concluded that producing high-quality firewood from residual logs, currently piled at logging sites and burnt, was feasible and may be pursued. The results and recommendations of this study were utilized by YFN to secure funding to pay YFN members to participate in training delivered by FPInnovations. This year, between July 31 and August 2, FPInnovations delivered the following three training modules: millwork, firewood storage shed construction, and mechanized firewood processing and storage methods.

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