XYLEM ...an essential tissue in forest health


Xylem Silviculture is committed to providing quality, efficient, innovative, and safety-

oriented silviculture services to the BC and Alberta forestry industries, while maintaining a strong integrity towards the natural environment. 

about us

Xylem Silviculture is an extremely multi-faceted silviculture contracting and consulting company. Xylem currently has two divisions - one based in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta and the other just outside of Nelson, BC in South Slocan.

Since company inception in 2005, Xylem has proven to be a leader in the forestry industry in Western Canada in terms of quality, efficiency and production-oriented services, highly trained staff, and in-depth safety and training programs.

Led by Jason Lessard and supervisor Heather Paterson, the Xylem team has extensive experience in every aspect of silviculture and provides professional services in Fire Mitigation, Forest Health, Entomology, Vegetation Management, Forest Management, and Reforestation. Xylem has both government and industry experience and employs up to 40 highly skilled and committed employees throughout the year. The Xylem team consists of a diverse mix of experienced foresters, forest technologists, seismic workers, and surveyors.

Click here to read an informative Edmonton Journal newspaper article about Xylem Silviculture and the Mountain Pine Beetle crisis!