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.
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.
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.
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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 19 Sections provide a strong regional, provincial and international presence.
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There’s a lot going on throughout the year at CIF-IFC. Here’s some of the things happening soon!
National Forest Week 2022 Showcases How Canada’s...
The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is inviting all Canadians from coast to coast to coast to celebrat...Learn More
CIF-IFC Announces 2022 National Award Recipients i...
The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased to announce the 2022 CIF-IFC National Award recipients...Learn More
Statement from the CIF-IFC on the passing of Her M...
Statement from the Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (V...Learn More