Where science, policy & resource management unite

We are an independent, not-for-profit organization located in Smithers, BC. Our purpose is to supply the robust science required to inform and advance policy and practice related to sustainable natural resource management.

Home of the Silviculture Innovation Program

This project aims to support community-centered practices, uphold Indigenous stewardship and knowledge, affirm alternative practices and steps to implementation, and increase the resilience of BC’s forests in the face of climate change.

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Alana Clason: Featured in The Narwhal

An exciting piece written on researcher Alana Clason, her work with whitebark pine, and how she is working to protect this endangered species!

Kira Hoffman: Grant & Fellowship Recipient

Researcher Kira Hoffman has been awarded the Trebek Initiative Grant and the Wilburforce Fellowship. Learn more about her work with wildfire and conservation!

Featured Research

Welcome to the DataHub! A collaborative space for researchers.

Brand new to northwest BC, a centralized platform to manage research data related to the natural resources sector.


Organization & Supporting Members

We are grateful to our supporting members who help keep our centre thriving!