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AFPA Launches Love Alberta Forests Campaign

Posted by AFPA | September 30, 2019

Today, the Alberta Forest Products Association announced the launch of its Love Alberta Forests campaign. The campaign details the love, thoughtfulness, and commitment that goes into forestry practices.

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Millar Western’s 100th Anniversary

Posted by AFPA | August 28, 2019

Congratulations to Millar Western for 100 years of innovation, leadership, and progressive forest management. A century in operation is quite ...

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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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AFPA Presents Keys to a Habitat for Humanity Home

Posted by AFPA | May 30, 2019

Today, CEO of the Alberta Forest Products Association, Paul Whittaker, presented an Edmonton family with keys to a Habitat for ...

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Stakeholder Engagement Community Report

Posted by AFPA | December 10, 2018

If you are involved in stakeholder engagement and consultation activities as part of your job, you are aware that this ...

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Millar Western Donates Edmonton Christmas Tree

Posted by AFPA | November 9, 2018

Ever wonder where the large Christmas tree that decorates Churchill Square in Edmonton comes from? It's actually donated every year by ...

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Mountain Pine Beetle Letter

Posted by AFPA | November 6, 2018

The mountain pine beetle threatens to devastate Canada's boreal forest from coast to coast. Not only are forestry jobs at ...

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#ForestryFamilies Video 5 – The Milburns

Posted by AFPA | October 30, 2018

In our final #ForestryFamilies piece, we profile the Milburn family from Whitecourt. Stephanie Milburn was Canada's first female saw filer and ...

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#ForestryFamilies Video 4 – The Rollins

Posted by AFPA | October 23, 2018

Meet Dave and Cam Rollins. Dave is a sales manager for Spray Lake Sawmills in Cochrane. Cam is a registered ...

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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.

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DID YOU KNOW?

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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