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Western Canada’s Forestry Contracting Industry

Based in British Columbia, Canada, The Western Forestry Contractors’ Association (WFCA) is an association of over 200 independent businesses involved in forest management, including logging and reforestation, who provide all levels of pre and post-harvest planning and implementation services to the forest industry.

2024 Annual Conference,
Tradeshow & AGM

January 31 to February 2, 2024
Victoria, BC

We’re back for another year! Mark your calendar and get ready for an elevated conference experience with exciting updates and innovative formats set to redefine next year’s event! Keep an eye out for registration openings in November, starting with Sponsors and Tradeshow, followed by delegate registration shortly after. Make sure to secure your spot when registration becomes available; you won’t want to miss out.


The WFCA strives to be
forward-thinking and flexible.

We believe in continual improvement and the ability to pivot our focus and resources to effect positive change. We confront climate and environmental objectives through meaningful work. We will work together with First Nations in addressing reconciliation. We will collaborate with our stakeholders to support best business practices, professional integrity, and wise policy in the forest industry. We care about the long-term health of the forest.

Get to know us and our history, delve into the world of BC silviculture, and meet the dedicated experts on our board and committees.

Get to know us & our key people

Become a member and gain access to exclusive industry benefits while networking with fellow foresters and industry professionals.

Join our growing community

Join us in making a difference – advocate, champion DEI, and prioritize safety, labour issues, and policy excellence.

Access our organizational governance

Stay informed with the latest industry and organization news and updates.

Stay in the know


Established in 1984, the Western Silvicultural Contractor’s Association (WSCA) has been dedicated to advocating for effective policies to responsibly manage the province’s forest resources.

From its inception, WSCA played a pivotal role in advocating for effective forestry stewardship and pushing for a regulatory framework that aligned with the realities of the industry and the interests of its members.


Register to become a WFCA member

Join a community of leading forestry and fire contractors, independent consultants, and seedling producers.


The WFCA serves its members by remaining dedicated to effective advocacy for our valued members in the business community.

Our core focus is to generate value for our members and the public by advancing forest policy and improving the practice of silviculture and ecosystem restoration. We accomplish this by cooperating as a sector and working with all levels of government, regulatory agencies, and our industry clients. We are the public face of our sector.