Harrop-Procter community forest was recently awarded the Robin Hood Memorial Award for Excellence in Community Forestry. The award, which comes with a $10,000 prize, is based on the recommendation of a committee of BC Community Forest Association directors and senior Ministry of Forests’ staff.
See the full BCCFA Press Release at
Harrop-Procter community forest is featured in a recent Community Futures “You can do that here” podcast.
You can find the podcast episode here: http://futures.bc.ca/episode-101-you-can-do-that-here-harrop-proctor-community-forest-how-to-drive-sustainability-with-entrepreneurship/
UBC Press has just published a book entitled Community Forestry in Canada. The book is edited by Sara Teitelbaum, assistant professor in the Sociology Department at the University of Montreal.
Harrop-Procter community forest is discussed several times in the book, most notably in Chapter 10 Striking the balance: Source water protection and organizational resilience in BC’s community forests and in Chapter 12 Stronger rights, Novel outcomes: Why community forests need more control over forest management.
Chapter 12 was written by HPCC Forest Manager Erik Leslie.
The book outline is at http://www.ubcpress.ca/search/title_book.asp?BookID=299175189
The softcover version of the book will be released in March 2017.