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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 welcomes the opportunity to provide comments on this report. We applaud the MOECC in their effort to develop […]

Why WOODn’t You?

Click here to read a media release responding to a recent advertisement by the Canadian Concrete Masonry Producers Association condemning the use of wood as a building material.

LETTER TO TOYS R US IN RESPONSE TO TV ADVERTISEMENT

The CIF/IFC sent a letter to the CEO of Toys R Us, expressing concern about the company’s recent television commercial and its implied message of nature and outdoor education not being interesting or fun for children. Click here to read the letter.

SUCCESS STORIES FROM CANADIAN FORESTS (Volume 2 – 2016)

Following the ‘success story’ of the inaugural ‘Success Stories From Canadian Forests’ magazine, which saw tens of thousands of copies shared throughout Canada, we are proud to release this second installation. These stories of innovative thinking and peer-to-peer collaboration are brought to you through the collaborative efforts of the Canadian Institute of Forestry, the Canadian […]

IEA Bioenergy eLecture

The CIF will be hosting an international electure series in collaboration with IEA Bioenergy. Click here to view the IEA Bioenergy Webinar Poster! Title: Mobilizing Sustainable Bioenergy Supply Chains Date: February 25, 2016 Time: 10 am eastern/ 4pm central european

Joint CIF/SAF Forestry Tour to the United Kingdom

Discover the Majesty of the United Kingdom with a Unique Forestry Tour from June 2-6, jointly co-ordinated by the CIF and SAF.  Learn more about the tour, including the itinerary, by clicking here!

Unmanned Aerial Systems for Forest Operations: Ontario Workshops (Hearst, Thunder Bay & Kenora) – March 2016

Recent technological advances in the area of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) have led to affordable and flexible solutions for planning forest operations and monitoring compliance. The Canadian Institute of Forestry, in collaboration with FPInnovations and Sumac Geomatics, has organized a series of workshop on UAS use and application in forestry operations here in Ontario.  These one […]

Optimizing the Hardwood Value Chain: From Seedling to End Product

February 17-18, 2016 Madawaska Historical Museum, Edmundston, NB The two-day workshop will provide a forum for communication and collaboration regarding the growing of quality hardwoods and the  production of quality end products. The program will present advances in hardwood silvics and management approaches and tools, innovative harvesting practices & log optimization, market updates, hardwood sawmilling […]

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