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To inspire confidence and pride in Canadian forestry
- nationally and internationally

Speaking Out

The Voice of Forest Practitioners

Informing the public with balanced science-based outreach

Knowledge Exchange

The Forest on Your Desktop

Over 40 live e-lectures annually covering relevant forestry themes

Reaching Out Globally

International Forestry Initiatives

Active worldwide and supporting the Forests without Borders Charity

Stay Informed and Connected

The Forestry Chronicle

Six issues annually plus archives back to 1925


Professionalism and volunteer spirit

Opportunities to make a difference in your vocation!


Strong regional and provincial presence

Over 120 events annually – workshops, seminars, tours, and socials

Our Purpose

We foster public awareness of Canadian and international forestry issues while promoting sustainability and competence among forestry professionals.

What's Happening

Upcoming Events

  • 11.10.2014
    Invasive Species Workshop - Sault Ste. Marie

    Please join us for a full day of lectures by experts on a variety of invasive species that impact forests, including...Learn More

  • 09.27.2014
    Walk In The Woods

    As part of National Forest Week, the general public is invited to participate in a "Walk in the Woods," a...Learn More

  • 10.28.2014
    Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s 38th Annual Forest Health Review

    You are cordially invited to attend the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s 38th Annual Forest Health Review to be...Learn More

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Latest News

  • 10.23.2014 - Career Postings
    BC Public Service - Senior Licensed Authorization Supervisor

    Position Title:  Senior Licensed Authorization Supervisor Employment Status: Full Time Location: Dawson Creek, BC Closing Date: November 5th, 2014 As a Senior Authorizations Specialist,...Learn More

  • 10.22.2014 - Career Postings
    OPFA: Our Forests, Our Responsibility

    The Ontario Professional Foresters Association recently released a media piece describing the many benefits forests provide to us, and the...Learn More

  • 10.21.2014 - In the News
    Inaugural Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award Announced

    The Canadian Institute of Forestry is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the inaugural Prince of Wales Forest...Learn More

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