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.

Storewide sale happening now!

Our first-ever storewide Black Friday Sale is happening now! From November 25th to December 2nd, all items on our online shop will be 15% off! Whether you’re shopping for a gift, or treating yourself, the CIF-IFC Shop is the perfect place to find something for everyone. 

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
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Institute Affairs

Winners Announced for the 2022 National Forest Wee...

To celebrate National Forest Week (NFW) 2022, the Canadian Institute of Forestry invited youth to participate in the 1st Annual NFW Poetry...

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CIF-IFC defends Canadian greenhouse gas emissions ...

CIF-IFC defends Canadian greenhouse gas emissions reporting Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Nature Canada have released a repor...

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Winners Announced for the 2022 National Forest Wee...

  A sincere thank you to everyone who entered our 3rd Annual NFW Photo Contest. We received a number of entries showcasing Canada’s v...

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Statement from the CIF-IFC on Hurricane Fiona Deva...

Statement from the Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) on Hurricane Fiona Devastation in Eastern Canada (V...

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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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