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CIF-IFC shares how Canada’s forests provide nature-based solutions for climate change

Canada’s Forests Provide Nature-Based Solutions for Climate Change – CIF-IFC submitted an article (below) to Mediaplanet as part of the Protecting Canada’s Forests campaign, published online on innovatingcanada.ca and in the National Post on September 21, 2022 to celebrate National Forest Week (September 18th-24th) and National Tree Day (September 21st).   Canada’s Forests Provide Nature-Based Solutions […]

National Forest Week 2022 Showcases How Canada’s Forests Provide Nature-Based Solutions for Climate Change

The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is inviting all Canadians from coast to coast to coast to celebrate National Forest Week (NFW) from September 18-24, 2022. “National Forest Week brings organizations and Canadians from all different walks of life together to celebrate our forest heritage and increase awareness of this important renewable […]

CIF-IFC Announces 2022 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 2022 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, Executive Director, CIF-IFC. “Recipients may earn distinction through demonstration of exceptional achievements in the […]

Statement from the CIF-IFC on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Statement from the Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (Version française disponible) Mattawa, ON – September 12, 2022 – The CIF-IFC joins those in Canada and across the globe in mourning the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Serving 70 years on the throne, […]

Local Adventures to do in the Soo

Jeff Fera’s Local Adventure Blog As the 2022 CIF-IFC Conference and AGM Committee Planning Chair, I want to welcome you to Sault Ste. Marie and the surrounding Algoma, Ontario and Chippewa County, Michigan, areas! Due to the uncertainty of planning an in-person conference during a pandemic, we did not plan a pre-conference or post-conference tour. Therefore, […]

CIF-IFC Leadership Opportunity! / Opportunité d’être un chef de file de l’IFC-CIF !

June 1, 2022 Call for Candidates! 2nd Vice-President We are excited to put the call out for the future President of the Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada! 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 […]

Canadian Forestry Regulations and Standards: A Summary

May 13, 2022 Summary of the Canadian Forestry Regulations and Standards One hundred years earlier, Canadian forests were viewed as boundless sources of resources that could be taken without any planning or concern for the future. However, by the 1950s an awakening of forest values led to the gradual development of forestry and environmental regulations […]

CIF-IFC shares how forests can help preserve our planet

Preserving Our Planet Through Forests – CIF-IFC submitted an article (below) to Mediaplanet as part of the Future of Our Planet campaign, published online on innovatingcanada.ca and in the National Post on March 31, 2022 to kick-off Earth Month.   Preserving Our Planet Through Forests As we come together this Earth Month to bring attention […]

Petawawa Research Forest Virtual Tour now available! / Tournée virtuelle de la Forêt expérimentale de Petawawa maintenant disponible !

You can now explore the oldest research forest in Canada from the comfort of your workplace or home! We are very pleased to announce the launch of the Petawawa Research Forest (PRF) Virtual Tour, our latest knowledge exchange/technology transfer product. The PRF Virtual Tour showcases 6 study sites, each with a wealth of information including: […]

CIF-IFC Applauds Government’s Priorities in the Speech from the Throne

The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased with the Government of Canada’s focus on Building a resilient economy: a cleaner & healthier future for our kids, as put forward in the Speech from the Throne on November 23, 2021. The Government has reaffirmed its commitment to fight climate change and protect the environment, as […]