Coast Tsimshian Resources LP is located in Northwest British Columbia, Canada. It is wholly owned by the Lax Kw’alaams Band. The Lax Kw’alaams Business Development LP provides management and oversight to Coast Tsimshian Resources LP.
Our sustainable approach to forestry meets today’s need while also ensuring the availability of our resources for generations to come.
Coast Tsimshian Resources LP holds two forest tenures in Northwestern British Columbia, with a combined Allowable Annual Cut (AAC) of over 550,000m³. Based in Terrace, B.C., Coast Tsimshian Resources LP’s woodlands are located within close proximity to the Ports of Prince Rupert, Kitimat, and Stewart.
Stewardship of the woodlands is overseen by B.C. based forestry company A&A Trading Ltd. Coast Tsimshian Resources LP is SAFE Company certified.
Evergreen conifer native to west coast of North America (Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Northern Idaho, Western Montana, British Columbia, Southern Alaska).
State tree of Washington State.
shade-tolerant, regenerate very well
naturally, “Self-prune” branches as they grow to produce a tall, branch-free trunk even grain hard (resistant to scraping)
inner bark: bread, cakes, eaten whipped with snow and eulachon grease
wood: carvings, spoons, combs, roasting spits, dishes
branches/needles: tea, spice
bark: tanning hides, red dye
roots: strengthen fishing lines
Solid wood products:
lumber, plywood, log homes, doors, windows, staircases, ladders, flooring, rail way ties, Timbers
Non-solid wood products:
pulp, paper, & specialty cellulose
Specialty cellulose is a material used in the manufacture of the following products:
detergents, wallpaper glue and other glues, lacquers, explosives, industrial yarn, rayon filament for garments, cigarette filters, sponge products, sausage casings, food thickeners for ice cream, milkshakes and other food products, agricultural chemicals, pharmaceuticals, eyewear – eyeglasses and contact lenses
Evergreen conifer native to west coast of British Columbia, Oregon, and Washington and Southeast Alaska
Referred to as Pacific Silver Fir in US Pacific Northwest
Grows tall and straight with little taper
Wood is light in weight and appearance and nearly odorless
boughs: floor coverings, bedding
bark: boiled for a tonic and for bathing
needles: boiled for a tea to treat colds
wood: house planks, firewood
Solid wood products:
lumber, doors, windows, furniture parts, moldings, pulp, paper
Evergreen conifer native British Columbia, Oregon, and Washington and Southeast Alaska.
Provincial Tree of British Columbia.
Wood is extremely resistant to decay and insect damage
wood: canoes, totem poles, longhouses, household boxes, tools, utensils, paddles, masks, helmets, armor, and many other art and utility objects
bark: mats, rope and cordage, baskets, clothing, medicines, masks, rain hats, clothing, and other soft goods
branches: cords for fishing line, rope cores, twine
house siding, interior paneling, outdoor furniture, decking, fencing, roof shakes, utility poles
Evergreen conifer native to coastal British Columbia, Oregon, Washington and Southeast Alaska.
Largest species of spruce in the world
3rd tallest conifer species in the world (after Coastal Redwood & Coastal Douglas Fir)
Wood is light, soft, strong, and flexible
roots: hats, baskets, ropes, fishing lines, twine
inner bark/young shoots: source of vitamin C, laxative
pitch: caulk and waterproof boats, harpoons and fishing gear, medicine for burns, boils and other skin irritants, glue
Lumber, ship building, plywood, musical instruments, airplane construction, pulp, paper