Winners Announced for the 2023 National Forest Week Photo Contest

  A sincere thank you to everyone who entered our 4th Annual NFW Photo Contest. We received a number of entries showcasing Canada’s vast forest landscapes, demonstrating immense talent and creativity. Stay tuned for the next NFW Photo Contest in 2024!

CIF-IFC Announces 2023 National Award Recipients in Recognition of Outstanding and Unique Accomplishments to Forestry in Canada

The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased to announce the 2023 CIF-IFC National Award recipients. “Each year, the CIF-IFC presents a number of Awards in recognition of outstanding and unique accomplishments to forestry in Canada,” mentioned Mark Pearson, CIF-FIC Executive Director. “Recipients may earn distinction through demonstration of exceptional achievements in the […]

CIF-IFC shares how Canadian forests are crucial to supporting biological diversity

Canadian Forests Are Crucial to Supporting Biological Diversity – CIF-IFC submitted an article (below) to Mediaplanet as part of the Protecting Canada’s Forests campaign, published online on and in the National Post on September 20, 2023 to celebrate National Forest Week (September 17th-23rd) and National Tree Day (September 20th).     Canadian Forests Are Crucial to Supporting Biological […]

Supporting biological diversity takes centre stage for National Forest Week 2023

From September 17-23, 2023, Canadians from coast to coast to coast are invited to celebrate National Forest Week (NFW). Through this one-week campaign led by the CIF-IFC, individuals from all ways of life can learn more about the forest sector and its significance to Canada’s culture, history, and future, while also supporting a greater recognition […]

NEW Forest Education Network / NOUVEAU Réseau d’éducation forestière

Version française ci-dessous Interested in receiving free educational resources to bring forestry back to your classroom? Join our Forest Education Network and be the first to know about news and updates regarding CIF-IFC’s forest education program. Also receive teaching tools and resources (bilingual lesson plans, factsheets, infographics, activities, and more) straight to your inbox! This Network […]

Canada’s Forests Teaching Kits now available / Trousses d’enseignement sur les forêts du Canada maintenant disponible

Version française ci-dessous Canada’s Forests Teaching Kits – Revamped kits now available! The CIF-IFC National Office is very pleased to announce the release of the revamped Canada’s Forests Teaching Kits! This series of eight kits are available in English and French and provides teachers and educators with tools and resources to help young minds understand the […]

10 tips on how to read an academic article

The Canadian Institute of Forestry has published The Forestry Chronicle, a professional and scientific forestry journal, since 1925. Reading an academic article can be a complex task, but with a systematic approach, you can effectively extract valuable information. We have compiled some tips to help you read academic articles more efficiently: Skim the article: Begin […]

8 tips on how to write a successful journal article

Looking to publish your work in a future issue of The Forestry Chronicle, but don’t know where to start? We have compiled a few tips on who to write a successful article below: Choose the right journal: Select a journal that aligns with the scope and focus of your research. Consider factors such as the […]

CIF-IFC Leadership Opportunity! 2023 Call for Candidates: 2nd Vice-President / Opportunité d’être un chef de file de l’IFC-CIF ! Appel à candidatures de 2023 : 2e vice-présidence

Version française ci-dessous We are excited to put the call out for the future President of the Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC)! This is an incredible opportunity for someone passionate about forestry and looking for a challenge with a national scope! The position of 2nd Vice-President is an important role for the future […]

Haze of our lives: Understanding and protecting yourself from wildfire smoke

As wildfires burn across Canada, wildfire smoke continues to sweep across large areas of the country. Both rural and urban areas, many located far away from the fire itself, are issuing advisories as air quality deteriorates and visibility is decreased. Many communities, including regions not typically effected by the smoke, now find themselves impacted. Once […]