"To manage Esk'etemc forest resources in a manner that ensures a balance of economic, social and environmental values that will provide increased benefits for Esk'etemc members, other forest users and neighbouring communities."


Alkali Resource Management Ltd. (ARM) is located out of Alkali Lake, British Columbia. ARM is an integrated forest management company that was established in 2001 to manage the forest licenses, woodlot and community forest on behalf of Esk'etemc (Alkali Lake). 

ARM currently manages a 27,000 hectare Community Forest, a 60,000 hectare First Nation Woodland Tenure, a 400 hectare Woodlot, as well as several other forest licences on behalf of the community of Esk'etemc.

Here at ARM we blend traditional land management with the latest technologies such as of GPS, LiDAR and tablets to collect and analyze data.

Throughout the year ARM employs anywhere from 19-75 staff with a mix of permanent full time and seasonal employees. Emphasizing a focus on employing and building capacity from within the community of Esk’etemc.

ARM is committed to providing a safe and healthy worksite for all our employees and visitors to our worksites. Alkali Resource Management Ltd. has been safe certified with the BC Forest Safety Council since 2009. To achieve safe certification as a BASE sized integrated forest management company ARM has had to create and implement a company safety policy that includes having a Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee.

S100/185 Recertification Training - Monday, February 24, 2020 here at the ARM Office. Priority placement will go to existing ARM employees and Esk'etemc community members. Contact Joy @ 250-440-5870 or via FB messenger Joy Chelsea. This is recertification only! Anyone interested must have taken S100/185 in the past 5 years. ...

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ARM is now compiling our interest list for our Type 2 fire crews! To be clear, this is strictly for our informational purposes so we can begin looking at training requirements. Please do not submit resumes yet. Call Joy by January 31st at 250-440-5870, ext. 201 to put your name in or contact Joy Chelsea on FB Messenger ...

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Farewell luncheon at ARM for Bev Chelsea today 😊 it is her last day with ARM, Bev has accepted a position with BCTS. We wish her lots of luck in her new venture 🙌🏼 ...

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