LNTCFS offering $130,000 in grants and awards

Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society gives back to area communities

Pictured are members and directors of the Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society attending their annual general meeting on Oct. 27 at the Ridge in Barriere.

The annual general meeting of the Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society was held on Oct. 27 in the North Thompson Volunteer and Information Centre at the Ridge in Barriere.

Directors were elected for the ensuing year with six renewals and no changes. The Board of Directors for 2016/2017 include: Harley Wright, Daniel Arcand, Martin Matthews, Wim Houben, Gailen Conan, Bert Rilcoe, Greg Fennell, Ted Brown, Norm Kienitz, Ward Stamer, Ron Hindson, and Brian Bondar.

The society has also announced their decision to donate $130,000 for the coming year for: $20,000 for Student Awards (2017 Barriere Secondary School Grads); $60,000 for Community Grants; and $50,000 for Leveraged Community Grants (with this new subset of funding applicants must provide leveraged funding to support their proposal).  Application forms a guidelines are available at the LNTCFS Barriere office and online at: www.LNTCFS.org.  Deadline for applications is Dec. 31, 2016.

The LNTCFS annual report presentation may be seen at: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ih96xsrk49ift6s/2016%20Annual%20Report.pptx?dl=0

To learn more about the LNTCFS visit: www.LNTCFS.org.


Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

A second wave of COVID-19 is probable, if history tells us anything

B.C.’s top doctor says that what health officials have learned this round will guide response in future

Upper Clearwater naturalist helps name national lichen

The votes are in for Canada’s proposed national lichen and the Star-tipped… Continue reading

Celebrations continue for Tsilhqot’in Nation after court victory against Taskeo Mines Ltd.

Supreme Court of Canada upholds 2014 decision rejecting New Prosperity mine on May 14, 2020

38 ladies had plenty of room to social distance

A couple of years ago hubby and I purchased 600 (yes, 600)… Continue reading

Invasive Mussel Defence program launches in B.C.

Boat inspection stations are now open at various locations throughout the province… Continue reading

Kelowna man charged with harming a hamster

The 20-year-old Kelowna man faces several animal cruelty charges

High tech fish transport system set up to ‘whoosh’ salmon past Big Bar landslide

Fish will spend roughly 20 seconds inside the system, moving at roughly 20 metres per second

Trudeau to seek 10 days of paid sick leave for Canadian workers, says talks are ongoing

Paid sick leave is key to keeping COVID-19 spread under control, prime minister says

COVID-19 checkpoints ‘up to them,’ Bonnie Henry says of remote B.C. villages

Support local tourism economy, but only if you’re invited in

Vancouver Island hasn’t seen a new homegrown case of COVID-19 in two weeks

Island’s low and steady transmission rate chalked up to several factors

Eight people arrested in Victoria homeless camp after enforcement order issued

Those living in tents were given until May 20 to move indoors

Andrew Weaver says he was ready to defeat John Horgan government

Independent MLA blasts B.C. Greens over LNG opposition

44% fewer passengers flew on Canadian airlines in March 2020 than in 2019

COVID-19 pandemic has hit airlines hard as travel remains low

Most Read