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Connecting to Our Forests

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 […]

Native Awareness Training

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

CIF Responds to the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

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 […]

Head Forester for Duchy of Cornwall visits The Petawawa Research Forest

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!

Canadian Forestry Well Represented at World Bioenergy Cofnerence

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!

OPFA: Our Forests, Our Responsibility

The Ontario Professional Foresters Association recently released a media piece describing the many benefits forests provide to us, and the immense responsibility a registered professional forester takes on to protect these values by  detailed analysis of forestry operations and their impacts on the landscape over long periods of time and manage the implementation of these plans […]

Inaugural Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award Announced

The Canadian Institute of Forestry is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the inaugural Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award. The award is a joint partnership between the Prince of Wales’ Duchy of Cornwall and the Institute of Chartered Foresters in the UK, along with TD Bank and the CIF-IFC in Canada. It […]

Royal Message Well Received at CIF-SAF-IUFRO Conference

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales addressed several thousand delegates by video message, at the opening plenary of the Canadian Institute of Forestry’s joint conference with the Society of American Foresters and the International Union of Forest Research Organizations – on Thursday, October 9th in Salt Lake City. The Prince spoke of the vital […]

Media Release: CIF-IFC Prince of Wales Award Recipient

The Canadian Institute of Forestry – Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased to announce that the second annual Prince of Wales Award for Sustainable Forestry will be presented on October 10th to Mr. Jeff Renton of Edmonton, Alberta. The award recognizes the achievements of an outstanding young forest professional in Canada, and encourages involvement […]

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