Debbie Sluggett, Kalon Nahachewsky (Educational
Debbie Bazett ( Forest Education Coordinator,
COFI - Southern Operations)
February 2006 Pro D Day
District #53, 22, 23, and 83 are teaming up
for their February 17 teachers' Pro D Day. Kalon and Debbie will
be offering a presentation called "Beyond Boards
- The Exciting World of Wood Design and Technology".
This presentation will comprise four short presentations by representatives
of local companies operating in forestry's value-added sector.
The speakers include:
||Director of BC Wood WORKS!
||Structurlam Products Ltd.
||Sales Department Head
||Canwood Furniture Inc.
The below companies work in and promote wood products:
Canadian Wood Council- Wood WORKS! - Promotes
the use of wood in community buildings
Structurlam Products - Specialists in the design,
detailing and supply of complete glulam packages
Canwood Furniture - Canadian manufacturer of
high quality, precision-engineered, solid pine furniture
Aspenware - Producer of wooden, biodegradable,
ecologically-friendly, disposable cutlery
This will be the first time that we have made "Value-Added" the
theme for our Pro D presentations. We hope to entice teachers from
K-12 who teach about our forest resource or who are interested
in and appreciate working with wood.
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