Our Mission is simple
To provide an economic, social and cultural legacy for our local and regional communities and residents by managing the Cascade Lower Canyon Community Forest utilizing the principles of integrated use, economics, environmental stewardship, sustainability and social aspirations.
Our Vision is focused
Excellent sustainable community forestry values and practices will be developed and delivered efficiently in the Cascade Lower Canyon Community Forest. Hope and surrounding communities and their residents will be proud of the CLCCF and can expect an ongoing variety of economic, social and cultural benefits available from their community forest.
The Cascade Lower Canyon Community Forest Corporation (CLCCFC) includes three partners: the Fraser Valley Regional District, the Yale First Nation and the District of Hope. 100% of all proceeds from the CLCCFC go directly to the three partners for projects within their communities.
Each of the CLCCF's partners have an appointed director and alternate director. To learn more about the board, visit the Governance section of our website.
A respected forester, Matt is a graduate of both the University of British Columbia (Bachelor of Science, Forestry) and Royal Roads University (Master’s of Science in Environment and Management). Matt is also a member of the Ts’elxweyeqw Tribe (Matt’s halq'emeylem name is Ts’ayweyi:lesteleq).