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

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


CIF-IFC shares how Canada’s forests provide ...

Canada’s Forests Provide Nature-Based Solutions for Climate Change – CIF-IFC submitted an article (below) to Mediaplanet as part of ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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