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Sep
09

Kenneth Armson inducted as new members of the Order of Canada for his achievements in forest management & silviculture

We congratulate Ken Armson on recently being inducted as an officer of the Order of Canada for his achievements in forest management and silviculture. Ken is a professional forester who has spent more than 50 years in teaching, research, policy and administration in forestry. He was a professor of forestry at the Faculty of Forestry […]

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Aug
31

The Forest Products Association hiring 60,000 new employees in the next 5 years..

Today the Globe and Mail pegged the Forest Products Industry as one of the promising sectors in the country for young Canadians looking for a prosperous career. The Forest Products Association says they need to find 60,000 new employees across Canada in the next five years to keep pace with industry growth which has been […]

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Jul
30

Oakville’s EAB management program receives international recognition

Forestry professionals from Canada, the United States and Europe were provided with a guided tour of Oakville by forestry staff recently to get an up-close look at the town’s highly regarded EAB management program. Part of a five-day International Advanced Practitioner Workshop organized by the University of Toronto, the tour provided a unique opportunity for […]

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Jun
15

Forestry Graduates Meet The Prince of Wales as they Begin Prestigious International Exchange Program

Mattawa, Ontario – June 11, 2015 – Yesterday four young forestry graduates from Canada and the United Kingdom – recipients of the inaugural Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award – attended a meeting with His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales at his official London residence, Clarence House. Recognizing the Award as offering valuable learning […]

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Jun
11

The benefit of bark

Prof Ning Yan is currently featured on the NSERC web site! The benefit of bark—-How a natural resource can be good for manufacturing — and the environment. To read the full article go to NSERC’s web site.  

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May
25

MFC Graduate Dana Collins Appointed new Executive Director of Canadian Institute of Forestry (Effective July 1, 2015)

Congratulations to Dana on her recent announcement as the new Executive Director of the Canadian Institute Of Forestry effective July 1, 2015. To read the full announcement click on the link HERE

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May
25

Invasive Species Centre

Check out this website to learn more about invasive species.  The link below will take you to an article by Forestry PhD student Justin Gaudon and his work on the Emerald Ash Borer. Have a look: Emerald Ash Borer

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Nov
28

Help Save Century Old Maple Trees

On behalf of Cookstown Century Trees: The petition below will serve to help save the remaining 8 century trees and hold the developer accountable for its actions against nature and Cookstown’s heritage. It is hoped that the remaining trees will be saved, town policies will be changed and larger fines put in place for cutting […]

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