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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

Success Stories from Canada’s Forests

Read about today’s forest innovations here

A collection of stories about people working together to solve problems in the forest sector

2015 AGM & Conference

The Lake of the Woods Section will be hosting the 2015 AGM & Conference in Kenora, ON

Join us from September 14th – 17th 2015!

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

  • 05.11.2015
    Ontario Tree Marker Training Course - Level I

    This course will be held at the Best Western Muskoka in Huntsville, Ontario from May 11 to 15, 2015.  Click...Learn More

  • 09.15.2015
    2015 CIF AGM & Conference

    The 107th Annual CIF/IFC AGM & Conference will be hosted by the Lake of the Woods Section in Kenora, Ontario...Learn More

  • 03.25.2015
    Perspectives on Forest Tenure - Tenure through the prism: are you in or are you out?

    Join the Northwestern Ontario Section and hear perspectives from the different players involved in tenure modernization, including representatives from government, industry,...Learn More

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Latest News

  • 04.01.2015 - Career Postings
    BC Public Service - Research Geomorphologist

    Position Title:  Research Geomorphologist Employment Status: Full Time Location: Nelson, BC Closing Date: May 12, 2015 As the Research Geomorphologist, you are the scientific...Learn More

  • 03.31.2015 - Career Postings
    BC Public Service - Forest Technician (multiple positions)

    Position Title:  Forest Technician Employment Status: Full Time Location: Multiple positions currently available in BC Closing Date: April 27, 2015 Positions available in:  Terrace (1),...Learn More

  • 03.30.2015 - In the News, Uncategorized
    19th Annual U of T Winter Forestry Field Tour

    In February 2015, the Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada hosted the 19th annual University of Toronto Winter Forestry...Learn More

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