About The Forestry Chronicle

Now Open Access

Official Journal of the Canadian Institute of Forestry – Respected Worldwide – Since 1925

The Canadian Institute of Forestry has published The Forestry Chronicle, a professional and scientific forestry journal, since 1925. The Forestry Chronicle is published to provide information to forest practitioners about professional and scientific management of forests and their resources. The Forestry Chronicle provides forest practitioners in Canada and around the world with a means to communicate with their peers in the professional community.


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Academic/Intellectual Content

Themed Section of Professional Papers – papers from workshops, symposiums, conferences Scientific and Technical Papers – Topics such as biodiversity, GIS, forests and culture, poplars and willows, managing ecosystems and professional standards.

Professional Papers – observations and projects from government and industry in peer-reviewed format.

Electronic Access

The Forestry Chronicle is available electronically back to 1925!

As of January 1, 2017 the Institute’s new model for the The Forestry Chronicle will include online only distribution and open access publishing. Membership renewal will no longer include the option to receive a hard copy version of The Forestry Chronicle. If you have recently renewed your membership, receiving the hard copy version of the journal, we will happily provide a prorated refund for The Forestry Chronicle. 

About The Editor-In-Chief

Dr. Ronald D. Ayling holds a PhD in Forest Sciences from the Australian National University. His area of research focuses on plant physiology, and the effects of growth hormones and herbicides on plant growth and physiological processes. He has had more than 30 years of experience in international development – identifying and implementing projects in agriculture and agroforestry for Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) as well as the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).

To contact the Editor-in-Chief please write to: ayling@magma.ca


The Forestry Chronicle has now scientific and technical focused content only – removing member’s only newsletter content from the journal.