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 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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
CIF members will be able to purchase Mark Kuhlberg’s new book In The Power of the Government: The Rise and Fall of Newsprint in Ontario, 1894-1932 at a 40% discount! This book chronicles the rise and fall of Ontario’s pulp and paper industry between 1894 and 1932. In doing so, it demonstrates that our previous […]
A video entitled “Connecting to Our Forests” made its official debut at the Forests Ontario annual conference on February 20, 2015. The video showcases students of Forests Ontario’s Forestry Connects program making meaningful connections with the forest, learning about the many forest products used in our daily lives, and the careers available in the forestry […]
A new Native Awareness Program, developed by the Canadian Ecology Centre (CEC) will bridge the gap between corporations, NGO’s, government, school boards and Native Communities. Clickhere to read the media release, or here to view the poster
The CIF-IFC recently responded to the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario’s Annual Report. The report mis-represented the sustainable forest management occurring in Algonquin Park. The CIF recommends the ECO take a more balanced approach to evaluate logging in Algonquin Park and consider all elements of sustainability, including environmental, social and economic criteria. Click here […]
The CIF/IFC, with the help of several volunteers, hosted Geraint Richards, Head Forester for the Duchy of Cornwall, England at the Petawawa Research Forest (PRF). He was given a first-hand look at the PRF, which makes a solid contribution to the science of forest management. Read more here!here!
From June 3rd – 5th the Canadian Insti- tute of Forestry’s CEO John Pineau attended the World Bioenergy Confer- ence in Jönköping, Sweden with the support of the Canadian Council of Forest Minister’s Forest in Mind Pro- gram (CCFM–FMP). Click here to read more!