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#Foresters Part 2: We Put the Resource Back

Posted by AFPA | June 26, 2018

In Part 2 of our #Foresters social media campaign, Kalina Velez of Spray Lake Sawmills discusses the steps that forest ...

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Job Post – Lumber Grading Quality Control Manager

Posted by AFPA | June 19, 2018

We are recruiting a Quality Control Manager for our lumber grading bureau. This is an excellent opportunity for professionals with ...

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#Foresters Part 1: Forestry is an Art

Posted by AFPA | June 19, 2018

In Week 1 of our #Foresters social media campaign, Stacey Pike of Blue Ridge Lumber describes how "forestry is an ...

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Posted by AFPA | June 18, 2018

We are experiencing a wood building renaissance. Cutting edge projects like the Brock Commons in Vancouver and Oakwood Timber Tower ...

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The Wild Side of Forest Planning

Posted by AFPA | June 7, 2018

A lot goes into planning Alberta's forests. Check out our latest video.

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Planting in the Park Photos

Posted by AFPA | May 16, 2018

Thanks to everyone who turned out for Planting in the Park! This year's event was held at Edmonton's Government House ...

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Planting in the Park

Posted by AFPA | April 24, 2018

    After a long winter, spring has finally arrived. To celebrate, the AFPA and our Work Wild program will be planting ...

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Confidence in Canada

Posted by AFPA | April 12, 2018

The Alberta Forest Products Association is one of 70 signatories from across Canada on a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau ...

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Media Coverage of the Prairie Wood Design Awards

Posted by AFPA | April 5, 2018

Advances in wood construction driving development innovations The entrants in the Prairie Wood Design Awards point to the potential of timber-based residential development DIN ...

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Caribou and Our Communities

Posted by AFPA | March 6, 2018

See how caribou planning may affect our communities in this video courtesy of the Northwest Species at Risk Committee. More information ...

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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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