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Celebrating National Forest Week

To celebrate National Forest Week, the CIF-IFC will be hosting a special lecture focussed on wildfire in Canada! For more information, click here!

FPInnovations – Canadian Forest Management Group Achievement Award Recipient

The Canadian Institute of Forestry-Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased to announce FPInnovations as the 2015 Canadian Forest Management Group Achievement Award recipient. The award recognizes outstanding achievements made by teams or groups of natural resource managers, researchers or non-government-organization groups in the field of forest resource-related activities in Canada. Click here to read the […]

James M. Kitz Award Announced

The Canadian Institute of Forestry-Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased to announce Anne LeBrun Ruff as the 2015 recipient of the James M. Kitz Award. The award recognizes the contributions of those forest practitioners newer to the profession and has the objective of encouraging excellence in the forestry profession.  Click here to read the […]

Draft CSA SFM Z809 SFM Standard is Available for Public Review

The draft, fourth version of the CSA SFM Z809 ( Sustainable Forest Management Standard) has been posted for public review.  It can be accessed and commented on using the link: http://publicreview.csa.ca/Home/Details/1712 .  It can also be downloaded here by anyone who wants to print it off and mark it up while preparing their comments.  The […]

Appointment of CIF/IFC Executive Director

Following a nation-wide search, which garnered a number of exceptionally qualified candidates, it is with great pleasure that the Canadian Institute of Forestry-Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) National Executive announces the appointment of Dana Collins as the Executive Director of the Institute, effective July 1, 2015. Read more!      

CIF/IFC Responds to World Resource Institute Report on Forest Cover Loss in Canada

The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut Forestier du Canada is speaking out against recent claims about forest loss and deforestation, sparked by a report released by the World Resource Institute that claims Canada was second in the world in terms of tree cover loss in 2013. The CIF/IFC found issue with the way tree cover loss was […]

Forest Capital of Canada 2015-2017 Award Presentation Ceremony

You are invited to attend the Forest Capital of Canada 2015-2017 Award Presentation Ceremony! Constance Lake First Nation, the Town of Hearst, and the Municipality of Mattice-Val Côté were announced the Forest Capital of Canada 2015-2017. These communities recognize the continued support and cooperation received from its regional Business Sector, Forestry Agencies and Forest Industry Partners in […]

The CIF/IFC Responds to MOECC’s Report

The CIF recently commented on the MOECC’s report ‘Ontario Climate Change Discussion Paper’ and the strategies and action plan outlined within it. To further this relevant and timely discussion on climate change and greenhouse gases, the Institute has welcomes the opportunity to provide comments on this report. We applaud the MOECC in their effort to […]

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 Field Tour at the Canadian Ecology Centre in Mattawa, Ontario. Generous contributions from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Tembec, the Great Lakes Forestry Centre, FPInnovations, Domtar, Friends of the Petawawa Research Forest, […]

New Forest Invasive Species Website Launched

With contributions from the Canadian Institute of Forestry (CIF-IFC) and other partners, the Invasive Species Centre officially launched Forest Invasives Canada last week! This new website provides information and news on invasive insects, pathogens, and plants in Canada’s forests. It also allows Canadians to easily access a wealth of forest pest resources, packed with the […]

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