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Mackenzie Region of Northwest Alberta Named 2024 Forest Capital of Canada

Posted by AFPA | September 27, 2023

The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) proudly designated the Mackenzie Region of Northwest Alberta as the Forest Capital of Canada (FCC) for the upcoming year. This prestigious title, established in 1979, honours a community or region’s profound connection to the forest, emphasizing its socio-economic and environmental significance.

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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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