With the help of a grant from the Union of BC Municipalities, the Strathcona Regional District is accepting applications relating to woodchips.
These applications will come from community organizations interested in using the woodchips for public purposes, which includes erosion control on public trails and ecosystem restoration projects.
The district plans on offering free wood debris service for the Kyuquot-Nootka-Sayward, and Oyster Bay–Buttle Lake areas by this September, with another service scheduled to be staged at the Surge Narrows Bunkhouse on Read Island for May.
According to the district, organizations that decide to apply are doing it with the understanding that woody debris plays a role in fire ignition.
For those interested, applications are available until April 14For more information, you can visit the Strathcona Regional District’s website.