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

04.04.2024

CIF-IFC launches the first national interactive le...

Version française ci-dessous The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased to announce the launch o...

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03.31.2024

Growing Resilience with the Prince Albert Model Fo...

Version française ci-dessous Versión en español a continuación Growing Resilience with the Prince Albert Model Forest Hosted by the Pri...

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03.13.2024

We’re hiring! Interim Communications Manager

The CIF-IFC is seeking a motivated individual to join our team as the Interim Communications Manager. Join a fast-paced, passionate, and clo...

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03.06.2024

Leading the way with forward thinking in 2024! / E...

Version française ci-dessous How the CIF-IFC is leading the way with forward thinking in 2024? Spearheading an innovative project, “Open...

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03.01.2024

CIF-IFC National Awards: Call for Nominations 2024...

Version française ci-dessous #CIFAwards Each year the Canadian Institute of Forestry presents a number of Awards in recognition of outstan...

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