VIDEO: WFP steps up with $250K to bring BC Forest Discovery Centre into 21st century

By Lexi Bainas
Cowichan Valley Citizen
October 10, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

It’s all go for the BC Forest Discovery Centre’s $1.5 million Forests Forever project. The Centre invited its backers and board members to be there Thursday, Oct. 5 to launch the fundraising to get all the work done by next spring. The plan, according to Centre manager Chris Gale is to build a state-of-the-art exhibit designed to educate the public about modern innovation in forestry on the B.C. coast. Western Forest Products (WFP), TimberWest and the Truck Loggers Association (TLA) are the project’s first major sponsors. Western announced Thursday that it is donating $250,000 to the project. TimberWest has put in $150,000 and the TLA has contributed $75,000.

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