Forest Supporters


Our Guardians are contributors of $50,000 or more towards the purchase of beautiful forest lands surrounding the Village of Cumberland.

Rob H Daniel

Rob H. Daniel, father of Cumberland resident Adrienne Daniel, passed away suddenly in April of 2018. As an avid runner, on pavement and trail, Rob loved to race. In his

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Forest Fairies

You know who you are. You have chosen to contribute anonymously, and significantly, to the work of the Cumberland Community Forest Society and for that we are eternally grateful. You

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Comox Valley Regional District

The Comox Valley Regional District was an integral partner in the successful completion of the Perseverance Creek acquisition in September 2020 and again for the Lower Perseverance Creek securement process

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The Li-Grimmer Family

Tom Grimmer, Hui Li and their children Conrad, Zola and Bronte – have spent summer and winter holidays on Vancouver Island for over two decades.  They fell in love with the

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Dr. Mary Lynn Desroches

Dr. Mary Lynn Desroches was instrumental in the original success of the CCFS and laid a foundation of trust and integrity that the society benefits from today. She was volunteer

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Coast Sustainability Trust

The Coast Sustainability Trust provided support back in 2005 to help mitigate the negative effects of BC government land use decisions related to the Land and Resources Management Plan process, and the implementation of Ecosystem Based Management on workers, contractors, First Nations and communities.

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Sutmoller-Snijders Family

Hank and Corrie Snijders were impressed by Canada’s natural beauty when visiting their offspring in Alberta and on Hornby Island. Their daughter, Sonja Sutmoller, directed her children to donate from her estate to an environmental cause in their memory, allowing the CCFS to eliminate the outstanding debt for the first purchase.

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Perseverance Trail Run

For over a decade the Perseverance Trail Run has contributed 100% of proceeds from their trail running event to the CCFS and from 2014 they have been a powerful fundraising partner working with us and our “Forest Fairy” donor to raise over $500,000 from the community through the Run, Private Donations, Raffles, After Parties, Halloween Events, Online Auctions and more!

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Harmonic Arts

Harmonic Arts is a long time friend and supporter of the Cumberland Community Forest Society with 1% of proceeds from their sales being directly contributed to the CCFS!  They have

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Martha Johanson

Cumberland resident, neighbour, friend, potter and teacher Martha Johanson passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on Monday June 28, 2021. Those who knew Martha will remember her tenacity, openness, and willingness to share her love of

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The Conradi Family

The Conradi family were founding supporters of the CCFS, taking a leap of faith and making significant donations toward the 2005 purchase. They continue today as one of our most generous monthly donors to support upcoming acquisitions. They are truly Guardians of our Forest.

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Sitka Foundation

This Sitka Foundation has simple and pure mission: to be a catalyst in the protection of the environment and promotion of biodiversity. We support land and ocean conservation, scientific research

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Mountain Equipment Co-op

The CCFS was fortunate to receive a $100,000 grant to support the 2005 acquisition of the 72 hectare parcel immediately south of the Village of Cumberland. This support kickstarted and inspired our ongoing efforts. Then in 2016 they did it again to help close the deal on “Space Nugget” a 40 hr parcel directly adjacent to the existing Cumberland Forest.

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Village of Cumberland

The Village of Cumberland is the recipient and long term steward of the lands purchased and protected by the CCFS. These covenant protected lands are managed as the Cumberland Forest

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Comox Valley Land Trust

The Comox Valley Land Trust (CVLT) is a community-based, not-for-profit organization that works to protect and conserve the ecologically significant land and wildlife habitat of the Comox Valley region. The

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The Cumby

THE CUMBY is celebrating its EIGHTH year in 2023 as a fundraising event in support of the Cumberland Community Forest Society’s efforts to purchase and preserve large tracts of beautiful

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Cumberland Brewing Company

The Cumberland Brewing Company are an incredible partner of the Cumberland Forest Project, with unparalleled generosity toward our collective effort! To date they have provided over $50,000 in direct and in kind support toward forest protection Drink Beer. Buy a Forest.

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Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program

The Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program is a partnership between BC Hydro, the Province of B.C., Fisheries and Oceans Canada, First Nations and Public Stakeholders to conserve and enhance fish and wildlife impacted by existing BC Hydro dams. They provided a grant of $220,000 for research land acquisition along Perseverance Creek.

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Legacy Donors

Our Legacy Donors contribute $10,000 or more towards the purchase of the Cumberland Forest.

Real Estate Foundation of BC

We are grateful for the funding support from the Real Estate Foundation of BC for our efforts with the Perseverance Watershed Initiative and to identify high priority lands in the

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Brian Scott's Magic Night in Cumberland

Brian Scott Fine Arts

Brian Scott Fine Arts Canadian artist Brian Scott is an original oil painter, whose name is inextricably linked to colour. His use of wild and wonderful mixes of fanciful, fun,

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100 + Women Who Care Comox Valley

The Cumberland Community Forest Society was thrilled be selected as the third recipient of 2022 to receive a generous donation from the 100 Plus Women Who Care, Comox Valley Chapter. 

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Fox & Bee Studio

Fox & Bee is a talented powerhouse of videography, story telling, writing and photography. Based in the Village of Cumberland, owners Kim and Shawn have produced countless videos for this

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Robert Foord

Rob Foord – The CCFS is humbled and grateful for the generous support from our individual donors and extends a huge thanks to Robert Foord for his generous contribution of

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Plant Sale Committee

The CCFS Plant Sale Committee is made up of a remarkable group of Villagers who give generously of their time and talents to coordinate the CCFS Plant Sales throughout the

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Faraz Khodabandeh Memorial Fund

Faraz Khodabandeh – Family and friends of Faraz Khodabendeh created a legacy fund after the sudden and tragic death of this young treeplanter. Faraz was a great lover of nature and

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First Credit Union

First Credit Union is an incredible partner and sponsor of the CCFS. They are ongoing campaign sponsors and have been the lead sponsor for the annual Cumberland Home and Garden

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Roger Albert and Carolyn Kirk Albert

Roger Albert and Carolyn Kirk-Albert are long time supporters of CCFS. They were our Trivia Masters for years, and have contributed thousands of dollars and hours in support of our

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Rotary Club of Cumberland Centennial

The Rotary Club of Cumberland Centennial is where neighbors, friends, and problem-solvers share ideas, join leaders, and take action to create lasting change. The Club tackle local issues, explores new

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Hakai Energy Solutions

Jason and Lisa Jackson of Hakai Energy Solutions have been strong supporters of the CCFS since their arrival in the Village and we are grateful for their longstanding friendship, and

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Community Partners

Our Community Partners are generous business and community partner contributors who give $1000 to $10,000 to protect the Cumberland Forest.

ABC Printing & Signs

Atlas Cafe

Black Bear Herbs

Brinkman and Associated Reforestation

Carvello Law Corporation

Catherine Worthy – Oakwyn Realty Ltd – Comox Valley Realtor

Cathy Stoyko and the Abbey Studio

Churchill Timberworks – Randy Churchill

Cindy Foley – Fine Artist

Clive Powsey – Fine Artist

Comox Bike Co (Formerly Simon’s Cycles)

Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce

Comox Valley Community Foundation

Comox Valley Record

Corre Alice – Artist

Cumberland Centennial Rotary

Cumberland Community School

Cumberland Dental

Cumberland Guest House (Formerly Stansbury’s)

Cumberland Village Wellness

Cumberland Village Works

Currently Cumberland

CV Collective


Dobson’s Lawn & Gardens

Dodge City Cycles

Dr. Colin Wilson

Eatmore Sprouts

Esther Sample – Fine Artist

Extreme Runners

Facet Custom Builders

Foveo Running

Fox & Bee Studios

Guerrilla Food Company

Hairpins Staff

Hand-In-Hand Nature Education

Helen Boyd

Helen Utsal Fine Art

Island Word

Jipsi Tree Bricks and Mortar

John Gower Design

Lighthouse Brewing Company

Lorenz Jimenez Photos

Love’s Icecream


McKinnon Photography

MOMAR (Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race)

Mountain City Cycles

Naviguide Insurance

Origin Integrated Health

Project Watershed

Relay Party Rentals

Riders Pizza

Riding Fool Hostel

Ron Pogue Photography

Sally Podmore – Fine Artist

Seeds Natural Food Market

Shea Wilson and Nicole Allen – Remax Ocean Pacific

Sock Soiree

Strathcona Photography

Sue Pyper – Artist

Tarbells Deli

The House of Now

The Relentless Couchmen

The Update Company

The Wandering Moose

Tracy Kobus – Fine Artist

Trail Bicycles


Vancouver Island Herb Gathering

Village Bakery

Virgin Hair

Waverley Hotel

Wayward Distillery