Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

Community Development

The BVRC believes in sustainability, not just of our natural resources but of local communities and organizations. Community development initiatives include education, community visioning and supporting local sustainability, such as car sharing and community supported agriculture. 

* denotes an active project. ⌘ denotes a multi-year/continuing project

Project # Project Title Project Lead Funding Agency
2017-02⌘ Community Resources Board Administration Laura Guillon, Administrative Coordinator, Bulkley Valley Research Centre Community Resources Board
2016-01⌘ Babine Watershed Monitoring Trust - Administration and Technical Support Laura Guillon, Administrative Coordinator, Bulkley Valley Research Centre Babine Watershed Monitoring Trust
2014-04 Sustainable Innovative Subdivisions .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), PhD, Environmental Consultant, Smithers The Kassandra Trust
2014-03 Society for Ecosystem Restoration in North Central British Columbia - Administration Kirsteen Laing, Administrative Manager, Bulkley Valley Research Centre Socity for Ecological Restoration in North Central British Columbia
2012-18 BC Parks Whitebark Pine Event Alana Clason, Adjunct Researcher, Bulkley Valley Research Centre Recreation Sites and Trails BC
2012-10 Bioblitz 2012 Patrick Williston, Gentian Botanical Research Bulkley Valley Research Centre, Bulkley Valley Credit Union
2012-06 Groundbreakers Collective Marketing Plan Emily Bulmer, Director, Groundbreakers Collective Enterprising non-profits
2011-15 Smithers BIOBLITZ Patrick Williston, Gentian Botanical Research Recreation Sites and Trails BC, Bulkley Valley Credit Union, Bulkley Valley Research Centre
2011-11 Year of Science Rick Budhwa, Bulkley Valley Research Centre, Smithers Year of Science
2011-07⌘ Bulkley Valley Community Resources Board - RAMP Bulkley Valley Community Resources Board Ministry of Natural Resource Operations, Real Estate Foundation, Wetzin'kwa Community Forest Corporation
2010-09 Bulkley Valley Laptop Share - Wetzin’kwa Funding Mark Wong, Research Consultant, Smithers Wetzin'kwa Community Forest Corporation
2010-06 Valley Vision - Wetzin’kwa Funding Steve Osborn, Nexus Forest Solutions>, Smithers Wetzin'kwa Community Forest Corporation
2010-03 Planning for the Crown-Settlement Interface Lands Dr. Ray Chipeniuk, Adjunct Professor, School of Environmental Planning, UNBC Real Estate Foundation, Driftwood Foundation, Bulkley Valley Credit Union, UNBC
2009-16 Valley Vision 3 Stephen Osborn, Nexus Forest Solutions, Smithers Brian Edmison, UNBC, Wetzin'kwa Community Forest Corporation
2009-15 Wetzin’kwa Community Forest Outreach & Education Initiative Rick Budhwa, Bulkley Valley Research Centre Wetzin'kwa Community Forest Corporation
2009-14 Smithers Carbon Neutral Car Network Initiative Kim Struthers, One Sky - Canadian Institute of Sustainable Living, Smithers Enterprising Non-Profits; Vancouver City Savings Credit Union
2008-06 Valley Vision 2 Stephen Osborn, Nexus Forest Solutions, Smithers UNBC
2007-25 Valley Vision Website Stephen Osborn, Nexus Forest Solutions, Smithers Private Funding - Brian Edmison
2004-01 Communications and Implementation Strategy Anne Harfenist, Smithers Community Futures Development Corporation, Nadina