Alberta Forrest

#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.

#ForestryFamilies Video 1 – The Vanderwells

We are excited to launch our #ForestryFamilies social media campaign. Alberta’s forestry families have a rich history. Their dedication to the community and passion for our forests have helped to ensure a sustainable industry for generations of Albertans. In the first video we profile the Vanderwell family from Slave Lake. Their company, Vanderwell Contractors, is … Continued

Happy National Forest Week!

September 23 – 29 is National Forest Week in Canada. During this week, we celebrate the critical role that our forests play in Canada’s environment, culture, and economy.  National Forest Week began in 1920 as Forest Fire Prevention Week. In Canada’s Centennial Year (1967), the scope of the event was expanded to recognize the broader … Continued

#Foresters Part 5: A Love of the Outdoors

In Part 5 of our #Foresters campaign, recent NAIT forest technology graduate Annette Bugnet talks about her career goals and love of the outdoors.

#Foresters Part 4: The Future Forest

In the latest edition of our #Foresters campaign, Matt Denney from Spay Lake Sawmills explains the steps that forest companies take to plan for the future forest.

#Foresters Part 2: We Put the Resource Back

In Part 2 of our #Foresters social media campaign, Kalina Velez of Spray Lake Sawmills discusses the steps that forest companies take to “put the resource back.”    

Job Post – Lumber Grading Quality Control Manager

We are recruiting a Quality Control Manager for our lumber grading bureau. This is an excellent opportunity for professionals with lumber grading experience to pursue a dynamic and challenging career path. This position has both an educational and quality control monitoring component. The successful candidate must be familiar with National Lumber Grades Authority (NLGA) grading … Continued

#Foresters Part 1: Forestry is an Art

In Week 1 of our #Foresters social media campaign, Stacey Pike of Blue Ridge Lumber describes how “forestry is an art.”