Revelstoke Community Forest Corporation

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Economically prostrate in the mid 1980s, the town of Revelstoke, B.C. has demonstrated how a small community can regain a say in its economic future. Its latest claim to fame: RCFC, a community-owned forest corporation that is managing to strike a balance between profitability, community interests, and provincial forestry standards. Shrewd leadership, solid research and advice, and a determined citizenry are turning back a generation of reliance on urban, corporate, and senior government decision-making. An appended article, 'Revelstoke's Entrepreneurial Community,' explains the strategy that mobilized local participation in the decision to launch RCFC.

Subtitle: 
A Community Venture Repatriates Benefits from Local Public Forests
Author: 
Weir, Doug
Co-Author: 
Pearce, Cindy
Pages: 
9
Publication Date: 
1995
Stock #: 
MW060404
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