"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.