BC Forest Service Centenary Society
Commemorating 100 Years of Forest Service
in the Province of British Columbia

Our Places

This section features information and descriptions about the various places and facilities that the BC Forest Service has operated out of over our history. If you would like to contribute to this section of the centenary website, we welcome Your Submission. Before submitting your contribution, please read our Submission Guidelines.

Hanson’s Pole Yard (1908 - 1908)
Terrace was once considered the pole yard capital of North America. Some of the longest cedar poles came from here in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Deer Park Ranger Station (1957 - 1957)
Deer Park Ranger Station, Castlegar Ranger District, with the accompanying residence. This area now lies below the Lower Arrow Reservoir. At the time, BCFS sta...
Green Timbers Training School (1945 - 1979)
The Ranger School first opened in April 1945 at the former Relief and Alternative Service Worker's camp at the Green Timbers Forestry Station in Surrey, BC (wh...