Alkali Resource Management Ltd. (ARM) is an integrated forest management company established in 2001 to manage the forest licenses, woodlot and community forest on behalf of Esk’etemc (formerly Alkali Lake Indian Band). ARM blends traditional land management practices with the latest technologies. 100% owned by the Esk’etemc people, ARM’s mission is to manage Esk’etemc forest resources ensuring a balance of economic, social and environmental benefits for Esk’etemc members, other forest users and neighbouring communities. ARM is committed to ensuring employment opportunities for community members and leads the way in the industry through implementing traditional wildfire management practices.
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