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10 Tips for Safe Hiking in Bear Country

Posted by AFPA | July 17, 2019

Do you work, live, or play in bear country? It’s true that most bears will do their best to avoid humans, but when it comes to wild animals it’s better to play it safe. Follow these steps to reduce your chances of an unwanted encounter.

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AFPA Joins Instagram

Posted by AFPA | July 10, 2019

The AFPA is pleased to announce that we are on Instagram! With 1 billion users, Instagram is the 6th busiest ...

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Alberta Forest Products Association

AFPA is a non-profit association that represents Alberta’s forest industry. We support our members in reaching new heights of sustainability, safety, efficiency and innovation, and we give Albertans opportunities to learn about our forests and the forest industry.

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Work Wild is here to help people who are looking for a career they’ll love – whether you’re a high school student evaluating career options for the first time, or looking to make a change in your career.

If you’d like more information about employment opportunities in the forest industry, you can find job profiles, current job postings, scholarships and more here.


96% of Alberta’s managed forests (where forest companies operate) are independently certified for sustainability.

Learn more about the forest industry's sustainable forest management practices.

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