Spray Lake Sawmills

Spray Lake Sawmills is proud to announce we have exclusively certified all of our forest management areas under the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) Forest Management Standard which is endorsed by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC).

The SFI program is a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The IUCN is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization with almost 1,300 government and NGO members and more than 16,000 volunteer experts in 161 countries. PEFC, with more than 270 million hectares of certified forests, is the wold’s largest non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting Sustainable Forest Management. SFI makes up 40% of PEFC globally.

To learn more about our sustainable forestry program, please visit our dedicated forest certification webpage: https://spraylakesawmills.com/certification/

2022 SLS Open House and Harvest Planning Information

Spray Lake Sawmills (SLS) held Open Houses May 4, 2022 (Cochrane) and May 5, 2022 (Hillcrest) to discuss and answer questions about current and upcoming timber operations. The Cochrane Open House also included a Collaborative Planning Session for the Atkinson Creek and Grease Creek compartments. Thank you to all attendees, your valuable feedback will be

By |2022-05-11T13:21:00-06:00May 11th, 2022|News & Events|0 Comments


Spray Lake Sawmills (SLS) is Inviting All Stakeholders To Take Part in a Collaborative Planning Session  To provide additional opportunities for meaningful participation early in the operational planning process, SLS is offering a Collaborative Planning Session. SLS values stakeholder input and wants to provide opportunities for collaboration to improve operational plans. The areas discussed are

By |2022-04-08T09:55:20-06:00April 8th, 2022|News & Events|0 Comments

2022 Open House invite

Spray Lake Sawmills would like to invite you to join us at our annual Open House: Cochrane, Alberta Wednesday, May 4th, 2022 From 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm Cochrane Ranche House Hillcrest, Alberta Thursday, May 5th, 2022 From 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm Hillcrest Fish and Game Hall Our Open House goals are to share

By |2022-04-08T08:54:58-06:00April 8th, 2022|News & Events|0 Comments

C5 Tenure Conversion

Saturday, July 17, 2021, was an important day in the long history of our Company. Our two Timber Quotas in the C5 Forest Management Unit (FMU) were converted into a Forest Management Agreement (FMA) under the Crowsnest Forest Products name. The tenure conversion provides the security vital for our continued investment in the forests,

By |2021-09-08T09:47:35-06:00July 19th, 2021|News & Events|0 Comments

2021 Forest Management Plan-update

Spray Lake Sawmills 2021 Forest Management Plan (FMP) was approved on May 21, 2021, effective May 1, 2021. We want to thank everyone that provided input to the plan.  Spray Lake Sawmills 2021 Forest Management Plan (FMP) was developed over a five-year period, beginning in March 2015 and ending with the submission of the final plan

By |2021-06-15T11:57:43-06:00June 1st, 2021|News & Events|0 Comments

2021 Website Open House

Due to Spray Lake Sawmills (SLS) being unable to hold the annual in-person open house and collaborative planning sessions information on upcoming harvest plans is available below for review. Please provide your feedback to integrate into plan development. We’re looking forward to answering your questions and gathering input on our proposed plans. This information will

By |2021-05-28T09:16:00-06:00May 14th, 2021|News & Events|0 Comments

Value 29 – Recreational Trail Integration

Recently, we have heard from several West Bragg Creek trail users, a concern with respect to potential timber harvesting of recreational trails, identified in the draft 2021 Forest Management Plan. The draft 2021 forest management plan was posted for public comment on our corporate website on June 5, 2020. Spray Lake Sawmills is dedicated to

By |2020-07-07T20:49:28-06:00July 7th, 2020|News & Events|0 Comments

Consultation timeline extension- 2021 FMP Milestone 3 Website Open House- we want your input

The draft 2021 Forest Management Plan and milestone 3 information package were posted on our website on June 5, 2020. The public input period, began on June 5, 2020 and has been extended to close on July 21, 2020. Timelines have been extended by approximately 10 Alberta working days, as some interested parties have requested

By |2020-06-24T12:01:15-06:00June 24th, 2020|News & Events|0 Comments
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