It’s no secret that for many years, the vast majority of people working in the forest industry were men. Did you know that this is rapidly changing, though?
Right now in Alberta, forestry programs at the University of Alberta and Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) have roughly equal numbers of men and women.
Women aren’t only choosing to become foresters, though. They’re also working as engineers, CEOs, mill managers, and tradespeople.
Join us a we meet a few of the dedicated women who have chosen a career in forestry.