2013-03-06In the face of many challenges related to a range of social, ecological, and economic factors, a growing number of British Columbia's forest-dependent communities see community forests as a way to stabilize their rural communities. Read more about The Community Forestry Guidebook II: Effective Governance and Forest Management
2012-11-21The revised 2012 edition of the Fish-stream Crossing Guidebook is now available at the Fish Passage Technical Working Group’s (FPTWG) website: http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfp/fish/FishPassage.html Read more about Fish-stream Crossing Guidebook
The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC presented Dave Wilford with the C.J. Westerman Memorial for his achievements in excellence in professional, technical, and community service.Read more about Congratulations Dave Wilford
2012-09-28Congratulations to Todd Redding and Robin Pike for achieving the 2011 Professional Recognition Award for their dedicated work in compiling the Compendium of Forest Hydrology and Geomorphology in British Columbia (2010) for FORREX and the BC Ministry of Forests and Range Research Branch. The award was presented to them by the Canadian Water Resources Association, BC Branch.
At over 800 pages, the Compendium represents a significant contribution to knowledge in forest hydrology, geomorphology, and aquatic ecology research and practice in British Columbia. Valuable contributions were made by co-editors Kevin Bladon, Dan Moore, and Rita Winkler, as well as Chris Hollstedt, Julie Schooling, and Shelly Church.Read more about 2011 Professional Recognition Award
After serving on the FORREX board of directors for the past two years, Saško Despotovski, has stepped in as the company's interim CEO. As someone who has already been through organizational transitions, Mr. Despotovski's experience and leadership will add energy and a new focus to support FORREX in its goal to be recognized as an international leader that supports sustainable natural resource management.
Mr. Despotovski brings a decade of experience in the clean technology, healthcare, and resource sectors. He has held posts within several Investment Banking (IB) houses, has worked extensively on the operational side in upper management, and has held the position of director for a number of select companies. He has also published a series of peer-reviewed manuscripts in various medical and science journals. Mr. Despotovski is a University of the Fraser Valley and University of British Columbia (Jack Bell Research Centre) science graduate and was inducted, post-graduation, into the Golden Key Society of Canada as an honorary member. He is currently completing a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, sits on the board of various non-profit organizations, and serves as an advisor to several private and public companies.
FORREX wishes to thank Chris Hollstedt for her past contributions to the Company and is pleased to have a continuing relationship with such an instrumental individual during this growth phase.Read more about FORREX Welcomes Interim CEO