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Between mountains, steep valleys, dense forests, and blue lakes in the Kootenay region of British Columbia are the communities of Harrop and Procter. With a long history of environmental activism, the Harrop-Procter Community Cooperative (HPCC) is an integral part of the area through forestry management, wildfire mitigation, and local job creation.
Community forests are essentially when a locally-led community organization leads forestry management and makes environmental decisions in the surrounding area. They often rely on provincial funding to carry out projects.
Harrop-Procter’s community forest w
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