Inspiring Confidence & Pride in Canadian Forestry

We provide national leadership in forestry and forest stewardship, while promoting competency among forest practitioners and fostering public awareness and education of Canadian and international forest and forestry issues.

About Us

What we're all about.

The Forest On Your Desktop

Interactive weekly electronic lectures.

Become a Member

Join a like-minded community!

Speaking Out

See how we advocate for forests.

Our History

The Longest Standing Forest Society and Voice of Forest Practitioners

Founded in 1908, we serve as the voice of forest practitioners, representing foresters, forest technologists and technicians, ecologists, biologists, researchers, educators, students, Indigenous peoples, and many others interested in forests and forestry.

The Forestry
Chronicle

Official professional and scientific forestry journal of the CIF-IFC! Respected worldwide since 1925.

Making Transformational Change

See how we’re working to make sure that there is room for everyone in forestry through the Free to Grow in Forestry initiative. 

Our Collective Voice is Strong

Join the CIF-IFC community and become part of a strong collective voice that speaks with influence on behalf of forest practitioners.

Visit Our Job Board

Are you looking for a career in the forestry/natural resources field, or looking to promote an opening at your organization? Explore recent job postings.

Our Events

There’s a lot going on throughout the year at CIF-IFC. Here’s some of the things happening soon!

Institute Affairs

Local Adventures to do in the Soo

Jeff Fera’s Local Adventure Blog As the 2022 CIF-IFC Conference and AGM Committee Planning Chair, I want to welcome you to Sault Ste. Mar...

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CIF-IFC Leadership Opportunity! / Opportunité d&#...

June 1, 2022 Call for Candidates! 2nd Vice-President We are excited to put the call out for the future President of the Canadian Institute...

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CIF-IFC Leadership Opportunity! / Opportunité d&#...

June 1, 2022 Call for Candidates! 2nd Vice-President We are excited to put the call out for the future President of the Canadian Institute...

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Canadian Forestry Regulations and Standards: A Sum...

May 13, 2022 Summary of the Canadian Forestry Regulations and Standards One hundred years earlier, Canadian forests were viewed as boundless...

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CIF-IFC shares how forests can help preserve our p...

Preserving Our Planet Through Forests – CIF-IFC submitted an article (below) to Mediaplanet as part of the Future of Our Planet campai...

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