POST Fire Rebuild. along the Fraser River, Northern BC. BC, Canada

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  • Description

    Description

    Greetings, I am a forester running an orchard in the rugged canyon country along the mighty Fraser River 25km North of Williams Lake BC. It's wild ranching gold rush country. Cowboys and Indians.. Spectacular natural history! In 2017,my property was devastated by forest fire. (you may remember how thousand people were evacuated that summer). I am now on the rebuild and replant. Much to do, thus far I have logged much of the property and had a band saw mill timbers. I have a post and beam house and building another. There is also some fruit planting to do and irrigation line work. Looking for a worker or couple with gardening and or building experience.. Timber framing would be a major

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    This is rugged country. Much to explore if you are up to it. On a migration flight path, much wildlife, frogs and insects. Mosquitoes and Ticks also FYI. Wildflowers and water falls ...
    So in addition to a bit of blood loss from mosquitoes, this place has so much natural history. I have a degree in forest ecology and a backround in physical geography. Also many of my friends are organic farmers with a passion for growing.
    This would be beneficial to one with strong work ethics, who has an interests in living close to the land with interests in reduced environmental foot print.

  • Help

    Help

    The goal is for the work away to work alongside building in the construction of a post and beam house and or work more independently in the orchard. Building experience would be a real plus Much work to be done in the orchard also. Irrigation line to be installed, planting and watering.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    I have two travel trailers. Take your pick. Both have a full kitchen. And own solar system. Communal cooking likely, healthy whole food will be provided at meal time.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Much to explore, twenty minutes from town,, some first class downhill biking, and local rock climbing.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week


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