PARFITT, Ben




Author Tags: Fishing, Forestry

Ben Parfitt, co-author with Michael M'Gonigle of Forestopia: A Practical Guide to the New Forest Economy (1994), worked as a reporter with the Vancouver Sun for seven years, including three years as the Sun's forestry reporter. He left the paper in February 1993 to pursue a freelance career. An article he wrote on Burson Marstellar's public relations campaign for B.C.'s large forest companies won Parfitt a Western Canada magazine award for editorial excellence. Parfitt is a regular contributor to BC Business Magazine, the Georgia Strait, the Times-Colonist and other publications. As a resident of Victoria, Parfitt also wrote Forest Follies: Adventures & Misadventures in the Great Canadian Forest (Harbour, 1998). With Terry Glavin, he co-wrote Sturgeon Reach: Shifting Currents at the Heart of the Fraser (New Star 2012).

[BCBW 2004] "Forestry"

Review of the author's work by BC studies:
Sturgeon Reach: Shifting Currents at the Heart of the Fraser