September 2006
Downie Timber Ltd. has successfully acquired the PEFC Annex 4 Chain of Custody certification for the lumber products that we sell and market. As verified by third party auditors QMI.

October 1, 2007
Downie Timber Ltd. Woodlands Operation have successfully achieved and registered with the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI®). As verified by independent third party auditors QMI.

May 24,2006:
Downie’s draft Forest Stewardship Plan (FSP) complete with maps is now available for public review and comment. Wood River Forest Inc. FSP will be available on-line by May 31, 2006.

Downie’s caribou retention area mapping project has been completed. The most important caribou habitat (‘no harvest areas’) as identified by knowledgeable biologists has been spatially mapped within Downie Timber’s operating area. As a result, Downie Timber is now spatially managing for caribou habitat in addition to biodiversity values throughout our operating area and has incorporated this into our Forest Stewardship Plans. For more information see our mountain caribou section.

The Mountain Caribou section is updated. The 2006 “Population Censuses of Caribou in the North Columbia Mountains" and other new informative publications have been added.

January 27,2005:
The Revelstoke Caribou Recovery Committee (RCRC), which Downie is a member of, has established a new website.  A link to this site has been added to the Woodlands Links section in addition to the Mountain Caribou main page. Click here to go directly to RCRC’s website.

December 8,2004:
Revelstoke, British Columbia; home of Downie Timber Ltd. has been named the forestry capital of BC for year 2005 by the Association of BC Forest Professionals. For more information click here.

Sept 13, 2004:
Downie Timber Ltd. and Selkirk Cedar Ltd. launch our new website! Many thanks to all of the people that have made this site possible! We hope that you will find the site exciting, interesting and informative.

Courtesy Barrie Wagner

In addition to forest harvesting, silviculture and other related activities there are plenty of areas to visit. If you want to find out about the dramatic wildfires of 2003, see exciting pictures of some of the wildlife that live in our forests, view a video of one of our cable harvesting operations, find out what Downie Timber and Selkirk Cedar’s environmental policy is, plus a lot more you have come to the right place!
We will endeavour to keep the Woodlands home page updated on a regular basis. Many new features, including detailed maps of our operating area, will be added to this site in the future. We welcome your comments and suggestions at Contact Us.

Please visit us often!



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Revelstoke BC, Canada V0E 2S0
Office: (250) 837-2222
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