Williams Lake’s Community Forest has received an honourable mention for the Robin Hood Memorial Award.
Established in 2016, the Robin Hood Memorial Award for Excellence in Community Forestry and accompanying grant are given annually to the community forest best exemplifying the values exhibited by the late Robin Hood, a BC community forest pioneer, and the BC community forest program.
The province says these values include innovation and leadership in land management, building, and maintaining social licence and involvement with the local community and First Nations, and providing social, economic, cultural, and environmental benefits to the local community and First Nations.
This years winner was the Westbank First Nation. Williams Lake Community Forest and Wetzin’kwa Community Forest Corporation received honourable mentions.