Alkali Resource Management’s expertise and workforce leads cultural knowledge, innovation, and best practices within natural resources industries. From forestry to wildland fire fighting and mitigation, safety, mining, oil and gas, roads and railways, ARM continues to expand into areas where we bring leadership and skilled labour. We work with other First Nations to provide traditional and cultural environmental support as required. If you have a project in need of specialized leadership and a trained workforce, contact us today!

ARM Specializes in the following industries:


ARM operates an extensive forestry complement of experienced labourers, certified professionals, and industry forward technology and equipment. Since 2008, ARM has been safe certified with the BC Forest Safety Council.

  • silviculture and surveying
  • tree thinning
  • planning
  • ground reconnaissance
  • timber development
  • road construction
  • timber harvesting
  • road maintenance
  • post-harvest deactivations
  • pile burning
  • grass seeding
  • planting surveys
  • site preparations
  • reforestation
  • regeneration surveys
  • juvenile spacing
  • cone picking
  • wildland fire suppression
  • broadcast burning
  • ecosystem restoration

Specialty training and certifications:

  • BC Certified Fallers
  • Professional Foresters (RPF x 3)
  • Foresters in Training (FIT x 2)
  • Registered Forestry technologists (RFT)
  • Level I Danger Tree Assessors
  • Chainsaw operators
  • Arborists
  • Forest consultants
  • Adaptive management
  • Biologist in training

Wildland Fire Fighting

ARM‘s firefighters are armed with years of experience, training, and professionalism. The health of people, the forest and its animals, water, air, and land are ARM’s utmost concern.

  • Fuel mitigation
  • Fuel treatment
  • Forest fire rehabilitation
  • Equipment Task Force
  • Strike Team Leader

Past deployments for ARM Fire Keepers (Type III):

  • C20369 – Fox Mountain
  • C22366 – Cold Spring Creek
  • C22371 – Mayfield
  • C11937 – North Baezaeko
  • R32009 – Nichyeskwa Creek

Past deployments for ARM Renegades (Type II):

  • C50566 – Halfway South Forest Service Road
  • C50839 – Stewart Lake
  • C21181 – Place Lake
  • C31274 – Grain Creek
  • C22371 – Mayfield
  • C12594 – Bald Face Mountain
  • C12302 – Tzenzaicut Lake
  • C11937 – North Baezaeko
  • G90363 – Beaver River

Cariboo Aboriginal Forestry Enterprises Ltd. (CAFE)

Cariboo Aboriginal Forestry Enterprises Ltd. (CAFE) is a joint venture between the Tl’esqox (Toosey) and Esk’etemc (Alkali Lake) communities. Tl’esqox is represented by Chilcotin Plateau Enterprises Ltd. and Esk’etemc is represented by Alkali Resource Management Ltd. CAFE is a forest management company responsible for the management of 41,000 hectares of land known as the Chilcotin Training Area located 47 kilometres west of Williams Lake which is owned by the Department of National Defence.

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Mining • Oil & Gas

  • Labour
  • Pump operators
  • Security
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Flagging

First Nation Resources

  • Cultural burning
  • Traditional governance and Fire Chief.
  • Food Security

ARM is a leader in Cultural and Prescribed Burning in BC

Roads & Rail

  • Labour
  • Security
  • Flagging
  • Environmental monitoring


  • Medic Trucks
  • Level 3 First Aid
  • Powerline Safety
  • Security