Q: How much private forest land does TimberWest own?
A: TimberWest is Western Canada’s largest private managed forest land owner with 325,400 hectares / 804,200 acres on Vancouver Island.
Q: Does TimberWest manage Crown lands?
A: Timberwest has annual Crown land harvest rights of 0.7 million m³ of logs.
Q: What tree species do TimberWest lands support?
A: TimberWest’s private forest lands on Vancouver Island predominantly support the growth of Douglas Fir and Hemlock. For more information, visit Log Products.
Q: What are TimberWest’s safety standards?
A: In 2007, TimberWest was the first major company operating on the BC coast to become SAFE certified by the BC Forest Safety Council. SAFE certification was a requirement of all TimberWest contractors by the end of 2008. For more information, visit Safety.
Q: What environmental organizations does TimberWest work with?
A: TimberWest works with over two dozen environmental organizations to look after not only the trees, but also the other environmental values the forest supports. Recent conservation initiatives have included land transfers, fisheries enhancement, hatchery operations and provision of wildlife habitat. For more information, visit Partnerships.