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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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#ForestryFamilies Video 3 – The Corsers

Posted by AFPA | October 16, 2018

The Corser family, from Edson and Yellowhead County, has been in Alberta's forest industry for nearly 100 years. This pioneering ...

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#ForestryFamilies Video 2 – Nona and Larry

Posted by AFPA | October 9, 2018

The second video of our #ForestryFamilies social media campaign features Nona and Larry from Northland Forest Products in Fort McMurray. ...

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#ForestryFamilies Video 1 – The Vanderwells

Posted by AFPA | September 27, 2018

We are excited to launch our #ForestryFamilies social media campaign. Alberta's forestry families have a rich history. Their dedication to ...

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Happy National Forest Week!

Posted by AFPA | September 24, 2018

September 23 - 29 is National Forest Week in Canada. During this week, we celebrate the critical role that our ...

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#Foresters Part 6: Everything We Do Has a Plan

Posted by AFPA | July 24, 2018

In the last part of our #Foresters campaign, Kris Kennedy from Boucher Bros. Lumber talks about the importance of good ...

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#Foresters Part 5: A Love of the Outdoors

Posted by AFPA | July 17, 2018

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

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#Foresters Part 4: The Future Forest

Posted by AFPA | July 10, 2018

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

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#Foresters Part 3: Ecosystem Services

Posted by AFPA | July 3, 2018

In Week 3 of our #Foresters campaign, Toni Anderson from Silvacom discusses ecosystem services.

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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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