Powell River Community Forest allocates nearly $2.3 million

By Paul Galinski
Powell River Peak
October 10, 2022
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

City of Powell River councillors have approved nearly $2.3 million in expenditures from Powell River Community Forest. At the October 6 city council meeting, councillors considered a recommendation for 14 different grants to two governments and several community organizations. Mayor Dave Formosa said residents of the city and qathet Regional District are indebted to the community forest. He thanked the community forest board for its efforts. “Here’s a group of absolute experts who run this operation for us,” said Formosa. “They are in the industry, they are from the industry, and it’s a team of absolute professionals. “It shows the community of Powell River that forestry is not a sunset industry. It is a renewable industry and it is an industry that brings so much back to this community.”

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