Railroad  is now open every Sunday 12:30 - 2:30 pm- come to the market and enjoy a Train Ride!!     crew roster

Annual Raffle!!  Tickets now on sale!  $5, or 5 for $20

 Next General Meeting: July 18, 2017 , 7 pm;historical musem admin bldg

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Minutes of meeting April 25   Approved Goals 2017/18

Saturday July 1 -  10:30 to 13:30  Both Days this Weekend!

Weekend July 14 - 16  Logger Sports - Sea Lion Raffle tickets at our PRFHS kiosk

Monday August 7 -    An extra train at the Railroad

Weekend Aug 19, 20   Sea Lion Raffle tickets at our PRFHS kiosk and DRAW 4pm sunday 

P1010345Sep 16/17  Fall Fair  - An extra train at the Railroad

The ticket sales for the 2017 fundraiser began at the Lund Shellfish festival May 26-27.  

The new pricing option of 5 tickets for $20 has attracted interest, with several sets sold on the first day.

The upgraded prize to a Sea Lion is also popular with regular ticket buyers.

Nikita sold several books at Lund. Tickets are now at the Historical Museum, Forestry Museum beginnng mid June, and at the Railroad each Sunday.

PosterRaffle 2017 sea lion lund

Next Meeting: June 20, 2017 , 7 pm;historical musem admin bldg 

P 20170425 190042Minutes of meeting April 25

Approved Goals 2017/18



2016 Updates:

a and w2- Many thanks to A&W for providing lunch for the track expansion  crew at the Railroad on July 12, for use of their gazebo tent on July 17 and power washer for Trail equipment cleaning on July 20.  

 t&rT&R has kindly continued their support to PRFHS this year by deeply discounting the gravel and sand we use on the Railroad expansion project - a gold level contribution for 2016 


  • cottage creek bakeshopSpecial shout out to  Cottage Creek Bakeshop.  Over the past five years owner Janet Lyon has often donated delicious baked goods to volunteer train crews on Sundays at the farmers market.


Min forest logoThanks to the PR office of the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Forest Operations for donating three culverts for our Willingdon Beach Trail work in March 2016.

See the full list of Friends and Sponsors below.

 Sea Fair 2016 has been cancelled See the Peak story here




  2015   We sold three books of  raffle tickets at our Sea Fair display Friday and Saturday.

bring back loggers sportsWe hosted PRLiving's "Bring back Logger Sports" petition Saturday and collected well over 100 signatures in a few hours. PR Living Ferns and Fallers

See more photos here.

We started an annual newsletter in 2011.

Readers are welcome to read the newsletter online, or download and print it for free.  

We issue a free printed version of each newsletter to Silver-level and higher level sponsors, and to our active members donating more than 15 hours per year of their time to the PRFMS.

To help support issuing printed versions, Interested readers may like to donate $5 or more to the PRFMS. 
(online donations come with an income tax receipt)

Issue 5 December 2015   8 page .pdf

Issue 4 December 2014   8 page .pdf

Issue 3 October 2013  8 page .pdf

Issue 2 November 2012   8 page .pdf

Issue 1 November 2011   8 page .pdf

Versions suitable for printing on 11x17 paper (booklet format) are available by email request.

Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

We enjoyed Arts Alive in the Park, Willingdon Beach Aug 15/16, 2015: a demonstration of use of the cedar tree by Betty Wilson, a Tla’amin Nation elder and cedar root weaver at 1:30 Sunday, along with Ron Hunter carving axes for the kids.


Powell River Living the 2015 edition of ferns and fallers is out

Congratulations to PRLiving for this excellent insert.

click here to see it online

 read more below abt the 2014 edition which featured the forestry museum on page 43



Forestry Heritage Society History 

Dave Florence prepared a graphic to be placed in the Forestry Museum that provides the history since 1986 and puts the PRFHS and PRFMS in context.



Farewell to Rudi van Zwaaij.

At an dinner event attended by 32 Forestry Museum Society members and friends, we said our formal goodbye to Rudi.

We inducted him as an honorary member. (plaque to the right)

More photos here. Thanks to Stephen and Dave for the photos


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Shellfish Festival

At Lund's Shell fest 2014 Saturday, set up and ready - lots of folks showed up to view the photos at our tent.

Bert's "guess this item" display was very popular.

more photos here