Building Resilient Communities through Community-Based Forest Management

Submitted by kate@silvicult… on Sat, 2012-12-08 19:06

January 16-18, 2013

Algoma University, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada

 Hosted by NORDIK Institute and the Northern Ontario Sustainable Communities Partnership

 Join us and an exciting group of speakers for  the first ever interdisciplinary conference to address the emergence of community forests and initiatives to promote them throughout Canada.  The conference will provide a forum to advance community-based forest management (CBFM) as a growing model for collaborative decision-making and development, and help establish a national community forest network where researchers, practitioners, government representatives, community members and others can meet to explore and share relevant experiences, resources and tools.

Registration opens Oct. 1, 2012. For details see

For further information, contact Dr. Peggy Smith at or 807-343-8672, Lynn Palmer at or Meghan Ableson at Meghan.Ableson@algom​