Saskatchewan

YOUR CIF SECTION EXECUTIVE

2018/2019 Section Executive

Chair Shawn Delainey
Vice Chair Volker Schmid
Director April Lesko
Treasurer Vicki Gauthier
Secretary Nadine Penney
Councillors Amber Dereshkevich
Lorne Renouf
Dave Cobb
Sindy Nicholson

 

To contact the Saskatchewan Section, email: cif.sask@gmail.com

 

CIF/ASFP Joint NEWSEM Nov  2018

 (Novmeber NEWSEM 2018)

2019 ASFP MEMBERSHIP INVOICES

The 2018 ASFP membership invoices will be distributed via email shortly. All dues are to be paid, continuing competency hours are to be reported and commitment to the Code of Ethics is to be signed and submitted to ASFP no later than February 15, 2019. Please note, if a membership is being paid by the employer, it is still the member’s duty to submit their form to report his or her continuing competency hours for the year and to sign their commitment to the Code of Ethics.

Membership rates are:

ASFP Membership Category PRICE
Registered Professional Forester $360
Registered Professional Forest Technologist $360
Professional Forester-in-Training $180
Professional Forest Technologist-in-Training $180
Restricted Member $360
Leave of Absence $180
Retired $90

 

Late fees will be applied to all payments received after the due date.

 

2018 CIF MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

You will be able to pay your CIF dues for renewal or new membership through the ASFP again for 2019. If you wish to renew this separately, you may do so online at www.cif-ifc.org. The membership fees are:

 

PROVINCE/TERRITORY STUDENT RETIRED ACTIVE
Alberta, Northwest Territories, Yukon, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, British Columbia (5% tax included) $63.00 $63.00 $147.00

 

ASFP OFFICE HOURS

For the month of December, Office Hours will be by appointment. If you wish to book some time to speak with the Registrar or the Office Manager, email registrar@asfp.ca or call 306-922-4655 and we will be happy to book some time with you.

UPCOMING EXAM DATE

The next scheduled exam is Monday, January 7, 2019. If you wish to write the exam, please email registrar@asfp.ca ASAP. Deadline to register is Wednesday, December 7 at noon. Information on the exams as well as sample questions can be found on the association’s website on the link below:

https://www.asfp.ca/entering-the-profession/registration-exam

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

To see more job postings, check http://asfp.ca/job-centre regularly!

For a small charge, the ASFP distributes forestry or resource-based Job Opportunities via email to our members. In addition to this email, we are now posting job opportunities on our website. Check it out: http://asfp.ca/job-centre. If your company has a job opportunity and wants it viewed by our entire membership, contact the ASFP office at registrar@asfp.ca.

 

REMEMBERING THE CANADIAN FORESTRY CORPS

Did you know about the Canadian Forestry Corps? It is a little-know fact that Canadian lumbermen played an important role in the first and second world wars. One of our members, Sindy Nicholson, shared a link to a website that talks about these brave men:

You can find more information about the Canadian Forestry Corps on the links below:

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION, WORKSHOPS, PRESENTATIONS, EVENTS

CIF E-Lectures – What’s scheduled in the next few weeks? Missed a Lecture? Just visit https://www.cif-ifc.org/e-lectures/

Please note that previous CIF e-lectures are only available to CIF members.

International Mass Timber Conference

 

The International Mass Timber Conference is the largest gathering of cross-laminated timber and other mass timber experts in the world, with a special focus on manufacturing and mid- to high-rise construction. It attracts professionals from across the forest, manufacturing, design, development, and construction industries. Over 1,200 experts from 22 countries attended in 2018.

Event Details: March 19–21, 2019

Portland, Oregon

Oregon Convention Center

 

To register, follow the link below:

https://forestbusinessnetwork.ticketspice.com/2019-international-mass-timber-conference

TOUR OF IRELAND 

The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut Forestier du Canada is hosting a one week cultural and forestry tour of Ireland in conjunction with Teagasc (pronounced “chaugs”, the Irish equivalent of FPInnovations) the week of May 12th to 18th 2019. 

The tour will include a variety of natural, cultural, historical, and unique forestry sites and operations across southern Ireland. Join us and experience the friendly people, great music, great beer, and great whisky!

Registration is limited. As such, we recommend that you register early.

For more information, follow the link below:

https://www.cif-ifc.org/events/tour-of-ireland/

Forest History Society

The Forest History Society has finally kicked off their initial meetings back in September. If you are interested in:

  • Gathering and sharing stories about Saskatchewan’s forest related
  • Gathering and preserving the photographic history of our forest
  • Communicating this history to the current generation and preserve it for future

You can contact John Daisley at j.daisley@xplornet.ca to learn more about this group.

 

FORESTRY ARTICLES 

Here are some forestry articles that may interest you. Click on the title to access the full article.

You can also click below to access ADDITIONAL NEWSLETTERS

Insights

Northern Notes

Sustainable Forest Initiative

The Working Forest

LOOKING AHEAD

If you have links to fascinating articles or videos or information about a job opportunity or continuing education seminar, please email NEWSEM and I will pass it on.

This monthly publication provides information of interest to our members from the CIF and ASFP about upcoming workshops, meetings, field tours, continuing education opportunities, and forestry news.

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CIF-IFC and ASFP

https://www.cif-ifc.org/