about apex

Established in 1994, Apex Forest & Wildfire Services Ltd is an industry-recognized forestry company based in Nelson B.C.

Apex Forest & Wildfire Services Ltd. – professional crews with high standards of safety and training for a broad spectrum of forestry services.

Currently we are continuing  to focus on in many different aspects of the forest industry.

  • Fire Suppression Training
  • Power Saw Training – including falling audits for the BCFSC
  • Fuel Management – Slashing, Chipping, Piling, Burning, .
  • Faller Supervision
  • QS/T – Faller Trainer
  • Faller, Danger Tree Assessor/ Faller Coordinator/ Specialists for Wildfires.

Apex has 30 years of fire experience. Running fire crews, slash / piling burning, fire training,, and burn off and backfire.

Founder, Instructor, & President

Doug Harrison

Doug has always had a passion for the outdoors and for the forest industry. He oversees the direction of Apex Forest & Wildfire Services Ltd.

He loves to work alongside his crews in the field and instructs many BC Wildfire Service firefighting courses, including power saw training.

Doug is a lead instructor for the BC Forest Safety Council Faller Supervisor course, Certified Faller Supervisor, a QS/T, Danger Tree Assessor, and a Faller Co-Ordinator.

Registrar & Office Manager

Brenda Tetz

Brenda is a partner in the Operations of Apex and works alongside Doug in the field on many occasions.

She plays a key role in Health and Safety and is the office coordinator and registrar for fire suppression and power saw training.

Brenda will be your primary contact during the application process.


The Apex Crew In The Field

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