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Chinook Community Forest a success in Burns Lake

Aug. 16, 2017 - After a year of operation in Burns Lake, B.C., the Chinook Community Forest is being hailed as a success for the community and shareholders.

August 16, 2017  By  Maria Church

The forest generated a net profit of $1.6 million, 30 per cent of which was distributed to six local First Nations, the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako, and the Village of Burns Lake.

“We logged a year’s worth of fibre in three and a half months,” Ken Nielsen, Chinook’s interim general manager, told BCLocalNews.com.

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