Japanese #1 Town Interpretive Walk @ #1 Japanese Town
Sep 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Japanese #1 Town Interpretive Walk @ #1 Japanese Town

Come and explore the hidden stories of the Perseverance Parcel. The forested area behind Japanese #1 town is a very integral part of the upcoming forest purchase. This beautiful forested areas flows into a floodplain forest and provides habitat for myriad species. Find our more about the cultural history, and ecological context of this special part of our community with guide Dawn Copeman. This tour leaves from the Japanese #1 Townsite parking lot at 10:30 am and finishes up by 12 noon. Tour by donation to the CCFS – suggested $10 (or sign on as a monthly donor!).

1st Annual Beaufort Cycles Gear Swap @ Beaufort Cycles
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
1st Annual Beaufort Cycles Gear Swap @ Beaufort Cycles

Join us for the 1st annual Beaufort Gear Swap for the CCFS! On Saturday September 22nd 11 am-4 pm its time to move out your old gear and find cool new stuff for a great price – all the while helping to raise funds to protect the forests surrounding Cumberland! BBQ, Kids Pump Track Challenge with Prizes, Beer, BBQ, UROC Membership Drive, DJ’s and more! Admission by donation and fun for the whole family!

How does it work? You gather up your outdoor gear (in good repair please) and bring it to Beaufort Cycles September 17-21st from 8 am till 5 pm or on September 22 8 am till 10 am. Fill out the Gear Swap donor card with all the details and desired price.

Can’t drop off that week? For larger items we can come to you sooner. Message Angela at or Laurel at

Biking, running, paddling, camping, climbing, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and accessories (clothing, hydration gear (no bladders please), biking accessories, shoes, major components, safety and navigation gear, tools or pumps. NO HELMETS.

Items valued under $100 – 50% to the CCFS
Items valued $100-$500 – 35% to the CCFS
Items valued $500-$1000 – 20% to the CCFS
Items valued $1000 or more 10% to the CCFS
OR tick the box to donate anywhere from 50%-100% to the CCFS!

CCFS Special General Meeting @ Convoy Club
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
CCFS Special General Meeting @ Convoy Club

Join us for a special general meeting of the Cumberland Community Forest Society (CCFS) on Tuesday October 16th at 7 pm.

This mid year update has been called to:

  1. Update members and community on the outcome of the updated appraisal and timber valuation Perseverance Parcel (91.7 hectares) and the next steps towards closing on this purchase.
  2. To present and approve the updated Constitution and By Laws of the CCFS in order for our society to comply with changes to the Societies Act of BC. This is not a change in our mandate or activities but rather housekeeping required due to recent changes to the legislation.
Perseverance Party in the Park! @ #6 Memorial Mine Park
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Perseverance Party in the Park! @ #6 Memorial Mine Park

Join us for the Perseverance Party in the Park in celebration of the annual Perseverance Trail Run! All welcome to cheer on runners and event organizers for this amazing annual run that raises funds for the CCFS. BBQ, beer garden , live music with classic country band Perseverance Creek, face painting for kids and a scavenger hunt for families! You don’t have to be in the run to be at the party! Everyone is welcome for this country dancing, hay-bale resting, apple bobbing, beer swilling hoe-down!