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FPAC & CIF Respond to Opinion Editorial in Globe and Mail

The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada & the Forest Products Association of Canada respond to Opinion Editorial in Globe and Mail. The following response appeared in the ‘Letters to the Editor’ section on September 23rd of the Globe and Mail. Re The Amazon’s Forest Fires Are A Global Peril – But So Are Canada’s (Sept. 7) […]

CIF-IFC National Forest Week 2019 Focuses on Canada’s Forests as Diverse Outdoor Classrooms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Version française disponible) September 17, 2019, Mattawa, ON – The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is inviting all Canadians from coast to coast to celebrate National Forest Week (NFW) from September 22-28, 2019 and National Tree Day on September 25, 2019. “This nation-wide campaign is celebrated by many organizations […]

CIF Proud to Sponsor Commemorative Bench!

CIF is proud to be a sponsor of commemorative bench that serves to mark the efforts and role of the Newfoundland Forestry Corps in the First World War as well as the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit in the Second World War. Both of these organizations comprised of young and old foresters/loggers volunteered to work in […]

CIF Forestry and Cultural Tour of Ireland, May 12-18, 2019

Written by Margaret Symon, RPF, PCP – CIF Vancouver Island Section When asked why we had come to Ireland, the typical response was: “A forestry tour of Ireland? – well, that shouldn’t take too long.” True, Ireland’s forestry is now in its “infancy” phase. A thousand years ago and more, however, forests occupied most of […]

Canadian Institute of Forestry Announces an Initiative to Promote Gender Equity in Canada’s Forest Sector

News Release                                                                                                (Version française disponible) November 30, 2018, Ottawa – The future of Canada’s forest sector requires a diverse and inclusive workforce. The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased to announce an initiative to create a National Action Plan to promote gender equity in the forest sector. The CIF-IFC applauds the […]

Tom’s Blog

All good things must come to an end as they say and so it is with my summer internship at the AFA. My final month here has continued to build upon some of the fantastic experiences I had had earlier on in the summer, all with the added advantage of being largely bug free! I’ve […]

August Update – End of Summer in Devon

Sadly, the end of my summer in Devon has arrived.  My time since returning to Canada has been occupied by a hectic-yet-educational couple of weeks spent tree-marking in Huntsville and CIF conference-attending in Grande Prairie.  Now that I’ve settled down in my Toronto apartment, I’ve finally found the time write up an August post for […]

Erin’s Blog

Well, the summer is over, and I am now back in Canada – how sad! While it’s great to be home, I definitely have been missing the England summer. I had the opportunity to spend some time in Hereford this month where I was able to work with the Duchy of Cornwall team. This had […]

Michael’s Blog

Another month in the bush and I’m starting to get the hang of this ribbon-hanging business. In the past few days I have officially had my first experience of a solo black bear encounter. A somewhat terrifying but exhilarating experience which I’m glad to be able to tell the tale. More surprisingly, I managed to […]

Tom’s Blog

Time seems to be flying by out here in Ontario, a little too quickly for my liking to be honest. My time here at the AFA seems to keep on offering me a range of new and exciting experiences. Over the past month I’ve had the opportunity to see some timber harvesting operations, establish some […]

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