YOUR NEW CIF SECTION EXECUTIVE
2018/2019 Section Executive
|Vice Chair||Volker Schmid|
To contact the Saskatchewan Section, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ASFP OFFICE HOURS CIF/ASFP Joint NEWSEM July 2018
NEW EXECUTIVE MEMBERS
During the last Council Meeting, held on June 28th, 2018, new members were appointed to the Executive Committee:
- Darryl Sande is the new Treasurer
- Kim Clark will now serve as Secretary Let’s congratulate them both!
You can see the updated list of our Council and Committees on: http://www.asfp.ca/about-us/council-and-committees
It has been brought to our attention that the AGM Minutes contained a few errors, especially with members names. A revised version of the AGM minutes is available on the association’s website via the link below:
RESOURCES FOR THE ASFP REGISTRATION EXAM ARE ON THE WEBSITE
A presentation on Forestry Law and the Practice of Forestry and a sample exam questions with an answer key are now available on the association’s website. ASFP members preparing to write the Registration Exam are encouraged to use these review materials. Click the links below to access these resources:
The following individuals may no longer use the Titles RPF, RPFT, FIT or FTIT and are no longer authorized to practice Forestry in the Province of Saskatchewan:
- Michael Deymen
- Janine Leach
- Dylan Boleski
To see more job postings, check http://asfp.ca/job-centre regularly!
For a small charge, the ASFP distributes forestry or resource-based Job Opportunities via email to our members. In addition to this email, we are now posting job opportunities on our website. Check it out: http://asfp.ca/job-centre. If your company has a job opportunity and wants it viewed by our entire membership, contact the ASFP office at email@example.com.
FEATURED JOB POSTINGS
Do you want to work for one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers of 2017, and a world leader in the production of high- quality kraft pulp? You’re in luck!
Alberta Pacific, a world leader in the production of high-quality kraft pulp, is looking to fill an Integrated Land Management Specialist position.
Click the link to see the Job Description: Alberta_Pacific-_Integrated_Land_Management_Specialist
Hudson Bay Timberlands (Weyerhaeuser Company Limited) is seeking a highly motivated individual to assist with their log truck management and forestry operational needs. This term position will run from mid-August 2018 until mid-October 2019. Click the link below to see the detailed job posting.
Weyerhaeuser offers a competitive compensation package including benefits. The specific compensation will be commensurate with the experience and capabilities of the successful candidate.
Weyerhaeuser sustainably manages forests and manufacture products to make the world a better place.
If you are interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to http://weyer.jobs/12476
FOREST HISTORY SOCIETY OF SASKATCHEWAN
The creation of this association is well on its way. John is planning to have some regional organizational meetings in August, tentatively in Meadow Lake, Big River, Prince Albert and Hudson Bay. Anyone willing to assist in setting up those meetings is encouraged to contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, click the article below or email John Daisley at email@example.com
EXPLORING EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEMBERS
The ASFP Council continues to look for education opportunities for members. Recently, they held a Special Meeting of Council to discuss a training opportunity presented by the Forum being offered by the Saskatchewan Self-Regulating Professions Working Group organized by APEGS. The topic of the Forum is “Fairness in the
Registration Process”. The Council approved for the Chairpersons of the Admissions, Discipline and Professional Conduct Committees or their designate to attend the Forum.
NORTHERN NOTES ISSUE #5 IS NOW AVAILABLE
The 5th Issue of Northern Notes is now available. Go to http://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/pubwarehouse/pdfs/39214.pdf or click the Image below to read about The Northern Forestry Centre Analytical Services Laboratory (ASL), The Northern Forestry Centre (NoFC) Herbarium and Canadian Forest Service (CFS) Field Research Installations
CONTINUING EDUCATION, WORKSHOPS, PRESENTATIONS, EVENTS
CIF E-Lectures – What’s scheduled in the next few weeks? Missed a Lecture? Just visit https://www.cif-ifc.org/e-lectures/
Please note that previous CIF e-lectures are only available to CIF members.
Here are some forestry articles that may interest you. Click on the title to access the full article.
- Looking To History To Combat Wildfires
- Billions of gallons of water saved by thinning forests
- Go inside the Carbon Vault: why it’s critical to know what’s beneath the Boreal Forest
- Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update
- Canada ranks 20th in United Nations’ sustainability index
- Firefighting personnel deployed to Ontario and Quebec
- Scientists shocked by mysterious deaths of ancient trees
- OSC orders Sino-Forest executives to pay millions in penalties
- Firefighters battle more than 200 forest fires so far this season
- Newest UNESCO World Heritage Site is boreal forest important to First Nations cultures
- Japanese researchers hope to be the first to turn wood into booze
- Trump criticizes Canada’s lumber sector after imposing steel, aluminum tariffs
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If you have links to fascinating articles or videos or information about a job opportunity or continuing education seminar, please email NEWSEM and I will pass it on.
This monthly publication provides information of interest to our members from the CIF and ASFP about upcoming workshops, meetings, field tours, continuing education opportunities, and forestry news.