Unmanned Aerial Systems for Forest Operations: Ontario Workshops (Hearst, Thunder Bay & Kenora) – March 2016

Recent technological advances in the area of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) have led to affordable and flexible solutions for planning forest operations and monitoring compliance. The Canadian Institute of Forestry, in collaboration with FPInnovations and Sumac Geomatics, has organized a series of workshop on UAS use and application in forestry operations here in Ontario.  These one […]

Optimizing the Hardwood Value Chain: From Seedling to End Product

February 17-18, 2016 Madawaska Historical Museum, Edmundston, NB The two-day workshop will provide a forum for communication and collaboration regarding the growing of quality hardwoods and the  production of quality end products. The program will present advances in hardwood silvics and management approaches and tools, innovative harvesting practices & log optimization, market updates, hardwood sawmilling […]

Special Electronic Lecture Series

The CIF will host a special electronic lecture series, in collaboration with IEA Bioenergy Task 43, the UK Department of Energy and Climate Chnage, Applied Geosolutions and Ricard Energy and Environment. Click here to see the poster!

Closing Impressions

It is quite amazing how time flies by. It seems only a few weeks ago that I was landing in London, having no idea what to expect from my coming experiences. I have learned a lot about UK forestry in the past few months and I hope that this knowledge will be valuable in my […]

2015 Prince of Wales Award for Sustainability

The Canadian Institute of Forestry-Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased to announce Ms. Christine Leduc as the 2015 recipient of the Prince of Wales Award for Sustainable Forestry. Click here to read more!  

Eastern White Cedar silviculture virtual tour

Forest Innovation Partnership and Canadian Wood Fibre Centre (Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada) have launched a new tool for knowledge transfer: the ‘Eastern White Cedar silviculture virtual tour’. This dynamic and bilingual tool presents several concepts contained in the Silvicultural Guide for Eastern White Cedar (commonly called cedar in eastern Canada) and was developed […]

Celebrating National Forest Week

To celebrate National Forest Week, the CIF-IFC will be hosting a special lecture focussed on wildfire in Canada! For more information, click here!

FPInnovations – Canadian Forest Management Group Achievement Award Recipient

The Canadian Institute of Forestry-Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased to announce FPInnovations as the 2015 Canadian Forest Management Group Achievement Award recipient. The award recognizes outstanding achievements made by teams or groups of natural resource managers, researchers or non-government-organization groups in the field of forest resource-related activities in Canada. Click here to read the […]

James M. Kitz Award Announced

The Canadian Institute of Forestry-Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased to announce Anne LeBrun Ruff as the 2015 recipient of the James M. Kitz Award. The award recognizes the contributions of those forest practitioners newer to the profession and has the objective of encouraging excellence in the forestry profession.  Click here to read the […]

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