Upcoming Events

August 27 - October 30

150 Years of Forestry in British Columbia

Years of Forestry in British Columbia takes a broad view of the forestry industry in British Columbia from 1861 to 2016. Items on display are drawn from key collections with strong ties to forestry. This will be open on Level 1 of IKBLC, in the Rare Books and Special Collections reading room.

Exhibit is open from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on weekdays and from noon until 5 p.m. on Saturdays.

Date: August 27 - October 30

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Level 1
UBC, 1961 East Mall Drive, Vancouver

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September 10 - October 22

Sales & Marketing Course

The Centre for Advanced Wood Processing (CAWP) will be offering a Sales and Marketing Online Course designed for those in this field wishing to upgrade their skills and share knowledge and experiences with others, as well as people in other job functions such as production, finance, etc., who would benefit from a better understanding of sales and marketing strategies and best practices. The course starts on September 10 for six weeks and is online.

Date: September 10 - October 22

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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September 10 - October 22

New Product Development Course

The Centre for Advanced Wood Processing (CAWP) will be offering a New Product Development Online Course designed for any business owners who want to encourage and manage innovation within their organizations, or who wish to engage external creative specialists such as industrial designers to improve existing products, extend product lines or create completely new ones. It will be of use to company owners, managers and management track employees involved in fields such as design, sales and marketing, production, and strategic planning.The course starts on September 10 for six weeks and is online.

Date: September 10 - October 22

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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October 1 - November 23

15th Annual Call for Nominations - Wood Design Awards in BC

Nominate a deserving architect, engineer or building owner for an innovative and inspiring wood project | Celebrate excellence in wood building and design as winners are recognized before their peers, industry leaders and media at the much-anticipated annual awards event at the Vancouver Convention Centre | Recognize projects throughout BC – and now internationally with the International Wood Design category

Date: October 1 - November 23

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Project Gallery

Our comprehensive Project Gallery contains quick access to a large database of projects. Each profile contains a detailed overview of the project as well as the wood used to achieve the end result.

Project Gallery

Carbon Calculator

With growing pressure to reduce the carbon footprint of the built environment, building designers are increasingly being called upon to balance functionality and cost objectives with reduced environmental impact. The Carbon Calculator is a free tool that evaluates the carbon footprint of a wood building and provides results that include carbon storage and avoided emissions.

Carbon Calculator

B.C. Supplier Directory

British Columbia wood product suppliers offer a wide range of high-quality wood in both construction and appearance grades. Manufacturers in B.C. deliver a variety of commodity and specialized wood products – from dimensional lumber, engineered, mass timber and speciality products, to furniture, doors and windows, pulp, paper and pellets.

B.C. Supplier Directory

Resource Library

View our educational resource library consisting of wood-based case studies, modules, guides, videos, fact sheets, research and toolkits.

Resource Library

Image Library

The B.C. forest industry can download and use any of over 2,000 high-quality professional photographs at no charge for upcoming projects.

Image Library