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Forestry in Kananaskis has a tradition of sustainability

Posted by AFPA | October 10, 2023

There’s a lot of conversation right now about forest harvesting in southern Alberta, specifically in the Upper Highwood region of ...

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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 ...

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Our Commitment to Resilience

Posted by AFPA | July 25, 2023

Alberta’s forest sector understands the threat and impacts of wildfire better than most. Some groups would have you believe the young forests that grow after a sustainable harvest are driving wildfire risk in the province. We’re here to set the record straight.

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Aboriginal and forestry organizations partner to address missing Aboriginal people

Posted by AFPA | June 20, 2023

EDMONTON - Aboriginal Alert is pleased to announce a new partnership with theAlberta Forest Products Association (AFPA), marking a significant ...

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What Habitat Do I Prefer? Contest Rules

Posted by AFPA | April 3, 2023

HOW TO PLAY: To be entered, entrants must comment on the What Habitat Do I Prefer? photos posted on Alberta Forests ...

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Municipalities and Industry Join Together in Rail Advocacy Initiative

Posted by AFPA | January 26, 2023

The Community Rail Advocacy Alliance (CRAA) brings together 20 unique voices across municipalities, industry representatives from agriculture and forestry, and regional economic advocacy groups to advocate for better rail service across Alberta and Western Canada.

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AFPA’s Year in Review: 2022

Posted by AFPA | December 21, 2022

Find out what we’ve been up to in 2022 in our infographic rewind!

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Electricity Advocacy Letter

Posted by AFPA | August 4, 2022

The AFPA submitted a letter to Salma Karim of the Alberta Utilities Commission detailing their arguments against the proposed tariff redesign’s and asking for a more rigorous socioeconomic analysis be completed before any redesign measures are implemented.

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Giving Wood Products a Second Life with Habitat for Humanity Restore

Posted by AFPA | July 15, 2022

The AFPA recently had the opportunity to donate gently used furniture to Habitat for Humanity Edmonton Restore. After a recent office ...

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AFPA Welcomes Tolko Industries Ltd. to the Association

Posted by Aspen | July 12, 2022

The Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA) announced that Tolko Industries Ltd. has officially joined the Association.

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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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