The Team

Jason Lessard:  President & Field Operations Manager

Heather Paterson B.Env.D:  Operations Administrator

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 in Nelson, BC.

Led by Jason Lessard and Heather Paterson, the Xylem team has extensive experience in every aspect of silviculture.  The company provides professional services in Fire Mitigation, Forest Health, Vegetation Management, Forest Management, Reforestation and Environmental Services.



Jason Lessard has 25 years industry experience.  Since company inception in 2005, Xylem has proven to be a leader in the forestry industry in Western Canada in terms of commitment to quality, efficiency and production-oriented services, highly trained staff, as well as in-depth safety and ongoing training programs.

Xylem contracts to both government and the private sector 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,
surveyors, and fallers.