Alberta Society of Professional Biologists - As a professional Society and self-regulating body in Alberta, the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists is committed to the promotion of excellence in the practice of biology. Practitioners

L'Association des entrepreneurs en travaux sylvicoles du Québec est le regroupement d'une quarantaine d'entrepreneurs qui exécutent plus de 65 % des travaux sylvicoles au Québec. Sa mission est de représenter ses membres auprès des instances gouvernementales et de protéger les intérêts de l'industrie.

Association des Biologistes du Québec is a professional organization that was founded in 1973 with the following objectives: to bring together biologists in Quebec; to provide a forum for members to express themselves on biological issues; to ensure the distribution of scientific information to members; to promote research and the adequate teaching of biology; and to promote biological interests in general.

Association of Professional Biologists of British Columbia is a community of professionals dedicated to supporting the College of Applied Biology and its members. It is established under the Society Act as a non profit organization. Membership requires that you first be a

Canadian Society of Environmental Biologists is a non-profit registered society, whose primary focus is to further the conservation and prudent management of Canada's natural resources based on sound ecological principles.

College of Alberta Professional Forest Technologists Our mission statement succinctly describes our purpose: "the College of Alberta Professional Forest Technologists will promote the professional management of all forested land in the province of Alberta"

College of Alberta Professional Foresters has over 650 members (March 2005) who believe in ensuring the competent practise of forestry in Alberta through the regulation of registered practitioners and their conduct. The College's mission is to serve society by regulating, enhancing and providing leadership in the practice of the profession of forestry in the best interests of the public.

Association des consultants en foresterie- La mission de l'ACF est de promouvoir la participation et assurer une présence active des consultants en foresterie dans les débats entourant les grands dossiers forestiers du Québec.

The Association of BC Forest Professionals (formerly the Association of BC Professional Foresters) is responsible for registering and regulating British Columbia’s professional foresters and forest technologists. In BC, the practice of professional forestry has been regulated since 1947 when foresters first agreed to help protect the public’s interest in the province’s forests in return for the exclusive right to practice forestry. Today, the ABCFP is the largest professional forestry association in Canada and the first to include forest technologists.

Association of Registered Professional Foresters of New Brunswick was founded in 1937. Members are bound by a code of ethics and are involved in national standards, policy development, and briefs to government, industry and university.

The Association of Saskatchewan Forestry Professionals is responsible for Registered Professional Foresters (RPF) and Registered Professional Forest Technologists (RPFT) in the province. The purpose of the Association is to establish and maintain high standards for those practicing the profession of forestry in Saskatchewan.

British Columbia Institute of Agrologists is the provincial organization authorized under the Agrologists Act, a British Columbia statute, to govern the professional conduct of its members, in support of the public interest. Persons who hold themselves out to be an agrologist must be duly registered with BCIA under the Act.

Canadian Forestry Accreditation Board is responsible for the accreditation of Canadian university forestry programs for the purpose of meeting academic requirements for professional certification.

Canadian Institute of Forestry - Institut forestier du Canada - An organization to advance the stewardship of Canada's forest resources through leadership, competence, and public awareness. Represents the interests of professional, academic, and technical foresters. Publishes The Forestry Chronicle a bi-monthly technical and professional periodical as well as Forestry Dialogue.

College of Applied Biology: British Columbia - Professional Biologists in B.C. are governed by the College of Applied Biology. The College of Applied Biology Act is the first legislation of its kind in North America, and is the first time applied biologists have been granted full professional status through self governing legislation.

The Consulting Foresters of B.C. - CFBC is a non-profit society representing the business interests of forestry consultants in B.C. Find a list of our members and their areas of specialty in our Membership Directory.

Forest Renewal Co-op is a grass roots organization. Members of the Co-op are individuals and organizations who share the goal of ensuring quality forest seedlings and proper plantation establishment for the regeneration of tomorrow's forests. They include tree seedling nurseries, forest products companies, silvicultural contractors, allied supply companies, research organizations, universities and colleges from across Canada.

International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE) aims to develop landscape ecology as a scientific basis for analysis, planning and management of the landscapes of the world. IALE advances international co-operation and interdisciplinary synergism within the field, through scientific, scholarly, educational and communication activities.

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International Forestry Students Association (IFSA) is an association of local and national organizations of university level forestry students. The goal of IFSA is to bring together forestry students from all over the world and represent these students at a global level. Founded in 1990, IFSA now has about 45 members from over 30 countries.

The International Society of Tropical Foresters, Inc. (ISTF) is a non-profit organization, and was first organized in 1950. The main objective of the organization is the transfer of technology and science to those concerned with the management, protection and wise use of tropical forests. All individuals and organizations interested in tropical forests and natural resources are eligible for membership.

New Brunswick Forest Technician Association (NBFTA) The NBFTA is a voluntary organisation and is the legal certifying body of Forest Technicians and Technologists in New Brunswick, Canada. Certified members must successfully pass an exam and participate in the Canadian Institute of Forestry's (CIF) Continuing Forestry Education (CFE) Program. Once obtained, a certified member can use the title Certified Forest Technician/Technologist (CFT) with his/her name. Members are bound by a strict code of ethics and require a minimum of 36 months experience as a Forest-Technician/Technologist to qualify to write the certification exam.

Ontario Professional Foresters Association was established by Bill 10 of the 25th Ontario Legislature in 1957 and changed to a regulatory body by The Professional Foresters Act, 2000. In Ontario, Professional Forestry is a restricted (“licensed”) profession: “The principal object of the Association is to regulate the practice of professional forestry and to govern its members in accordance with this Act, the regulations and the by-laws in order that the public interest may ”

L'Ordre des ingénieurs forestiers du Québec a comme fonction principale d'assurer la protection du public en matière d'expertise professionnelle dans le secteur forestier québécois. L'ingénieur forestier occupe un champ de pratique exclusif défini dans la Loi sur les ingénieurs forestiers.

L’Ordre des technologues professionnels du Québec est un ordre professionnel à titre réservé créé par le gouvernement du Québec afin d’assurer la protection du public en régissant l’exercice de la profession de technologue. Il regroupe près de 4000 membres représentant 60 disciplines dans les technologies des sciences appliquées du Québec.

Registered Professional Foresters Association of Nova Scotia is a non-profit association for professional foresters who's objective is to improve the holistic management of all the forest resources in the Province of Nova Scotia.

The Silva Forest Foundation, (SFF), is a nonprofit charitable organization based in the West Kootenay of British Columbia, Canada. The board and staff of the SFF are scientists and activists with decades of experience in working with rural communities to develop diverse forest uses which protect, maintain and restore forests.

The Society of American Foresters (SAF) is the national scientific and educational organization representing the forestry profession in the United States. Founded in 1900 by Gifford Pinchot, it is the largest professional society for foresters in the world. The mission of the Society of American Foresters is to advance the science, education, technology, and practice of forestry; to enhance the competency of its members; to establish professional excellence; and, to use the knowledge, skills, and conservation ethic of the profession to ensure the continued health and use of forest ecosystems and the present and future availability of forest resources to benefit society.

Southern Interior Timber Cruisers Association is made up of a variety of members from all aspects of forestry - including industry, consulting firms and government. SITCA's goals are to: * Promote the viewpoints of its membership to the Government and Industry. * Promote communication between members. * Promote continuing education and training for its members. * Promote high standards in cruising.

Western Silvicultural Contractors' Association - Since 1984 the WSCA has represented the silvicultural contracting industry to both federal and provincial governments on forest policy, industry regulation, and health and safety. Our members include treeplanting, stand tending, wildfire fighting, site preparation and ecosystem restoration contractors.

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