Forestry

Two forestry workers stand by their truck and consult a document.Sustainable and responsible stewardship of the forest is at the core of our business. We’re managing the forest of today for tomorrow and finding a balance where all forest values can be accommodated.

If you like the "great outdoors" and participating in sustainable forest management - forestry is the career for you. Embarking on a career in forestry generally follows two primary routes as a forester and three different areas of expertise.

Completing a technologist program will lead you on the path to be a Registered Forest Technologist. Completing a degree in Forestry (Environmental Studies, Forestry Management, etc.) will guide you on the way to become a Registered Professional Forester.

The three main areas of expertise in forestry are:

  • Forest Planning allows students to implement operational planning of harvesting and road construction programs related to various forest tenures as well as other related planning duties
  • In?Forestry Operations,?students get explosed to organizing and assisting with harvesting and road construction programs and inspections.
  • Silviculture students?are involved in supervising planting, regeneration/free-growing surveys, insepct probes, stand tending, assessments, and other silviculture activities.

If you want everyday to be an adventure – check out the following links that will help you start your career in Forestry: