Alberta Forrest

#ForestryFamilies Video 5 – The Milburns

In our final #ForestryFamilies piece, we profile the Milburn family from Whitecourt. Stephanie Milburn was Canada’s first female saw filer and now works ensuring the safety of employees at Millar Western. Her daughter, Brittany, is following in Stephanie’s footsteps by working as an electrician in the same sawmill. This mother daughter team talks about what … Continued

#ForestryFamilies Video 4 – The Rollins

Meet Dave and Cam Rollins. Dave is a sales manager for Spray Lake Sawmills in Cochrane. Cam is a registered professional forester at West Fraser in Sundre. Despite having very different careers, Dave and Cam share a passion for our forest industry. Watch the video to learn more about the long history of the Rollins … Continued

#ForestryFamilies Video 3 – The Corsers

The Corser family, from Edson and Yellowhead County, has been in Alberta’s forest industry for nearly 100 years. This pioneering family has seen a great deal of change in the forest industry. From the days when logging was done by horse to the modern industry that we know today. Through it all, the family’s strong … Continued

#ForestryFamilies Video 2 – Nona and Larry

The second video of our #ForestryFamilies social media campaign features Nona and Larry from Northland Forest Products in Fort McMurray. This daughter and father team works side-by-side to keep Northland’s planer mill running like a top.