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

12.04.2023

Winners announced for the 2023 National Forest Wee...

We invited youth to participate in a Canada-wide youth drawing contest for National Forest Week 2023! We received a number of entries dis...

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11.24.2023

Winners Announced for the 2023 National Forest Wee...

  A sincere thank you to everyone who entered our 4th Annual NFW Photo Contest. We received a number of entries showcasing Canada’s v...

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11.24.2023

Winners Announced for the 2023 National Forest Wee...

  A sincere thank you to everyone who entered our 4th Annual NFW Photo Contest. We received a number of entries showcasing Canada’s v...

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09.27.2023

CIF-IFC Announces 2023 National Award Recipients i...

The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased to announce the 2023 CIF-IFC National Award recipients...

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09.20.2023

CIF-IFC shares how Canadian forests are crucial to...

Canadian Forests Are Crucial to Supporting Biological Diversity – CIF-IFC submitted an article (below) to Mediaplanet as part of the Prote...

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