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Over 40 live e-lectures annually covering relevant forestry themes

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International Forestry Initiatives

Active worldwide and supporting the Forests without Borders Charity

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Six issues annually plus archives back to 1925


Strong regional, provincial and International presence

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

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Helping future forest leaders find opportunities

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The Voice of Forest Practitioners

Informing the public with balanced science-based outreach

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

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

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Upcoming Events

  • 03.03.2022
    Locating Bird Nests in the Urban Environment

    This webinar is developed and hosted by the Ontario Professional Foresters Association and the Canadian Institute of Forestry Locating Bird Nests...Learn More

  • 02.03.2022
    Annual LiDAR/EFI Cross-Country Checkup

    CIF-IFC National Electronic Lectures: join us for an e-lecture in collaboration with the Canadian Wood Fibre Centre entitled:  “Annual  LiDAR/EFI Cross-Country Checkup" Who: Adam Dick , Canadian Forest Service...Learn More

  • 11.24.2021
    Managing spatially: rapid urban forest inventory and forest characterization with high-accuracy GNSS

    CIF-IFC National Electronic Lectures: join us for an e-lecture as a part of the series entitled:  "Novel Technologies and Considerations in Municipal...Learn More

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Latest News

  • 12.06.2021 - In the News
    CIF-IFC Applauds Government’s Priorities in the Speech from the Throne

    The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased with the Government of Canada’s focus on Building a...Learn More

  • 11.29.2021 - In the News
    Winners announced for the 2021 National Forest Week Youth Drawing Contest / Les gagnant(e)s sont annoncés pour le concours de dessin pour jeunes de la Semaine nationale de l'arbre et des forêts 2021

    We invited youth to participate in a Canada-wide youth drawing contest for National Forest Week 2021! We received over 200 entries...Learn More

  • 11.29.2021 - In the News
    CIF-IFC Defends Canadian Forest Carbon Quantification and Accounting

    CIF-IFC Defends Canadian Forest Carbon Quantification and Accounting Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Nature Québec, Environmental Defence, and Nature Canada have...Learn More

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