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The Story Behind Edmonton’s Christmas Tree

Posted by AFPA | December 21, 2016

Where does that massive tree in Edmonton's Churchill Square come from? Check out the story behind it in this awesome ...

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Forests and Climate Change Event

Posted by AFPA | December 15, 2016

Natural Resources Canada - Northern Forestry Centre is hosting an innovative science forum and workshop on forests and climate change. ...

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New Work Wild Videos

Posted by AFPA | November 15, 2016

Want to learn about different career options in the forest sector? Check out these excellent Work Wild videos on: Forest Planning Forest ...

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Work Wild Pine Beetle Blog

Posted by AFPA | November 7, 2016

What's up with the pine beetle? Check out Work Wild's latest blog.

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Millar Western Plants 200 Millionth Tree

Posted by AFPA | October 3, 2016

Congratulations to long-time AFPA member Millar Western for planting their 200 millionth tree! A large crowd of community members, elected ...

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Grizzly Bear Movement in Managed Forests

Posted by AFPA | September 20, 2016

Grizzly bears are an iconic species. Learn about what the forest sector and fRI Research are doing to better understand ...

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A Green Energy Project that Works Like Your Stomach?

Posted by AFPA | September 6, 2016

Yes, the title is true. Slave Lake Pulp has a power generation project that uses a similar process to digestion ...

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Vanderwell and Rona Plant 1 Million Trees

Posted by AFPA | August 8, 2016

Albertans love their homegrown products. When a major restaurant chain made a corporate decision that would see no Alberta beef ...

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Alberta’s Forests: A Renewable Story

Posted by AFPA | July 21, 2016

Want to learn more about how we manage our forests? Check out Alberta's Forests: A Renewable Story.

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Northern Notes

Posted by AFPA | July 21, 2016

Check out the latest edition of Northern Notes to learn about exciting things that the Northern Forestry Centre is doing.

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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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