EMEND Project (Ecosystem Management Emulating Natural Disturbance) – University of Alberta

The EMEND Project has been running since 1998 and is forecast to run for 80-100 years. It tests differ-ent patterns of harvesting and structure retention to help refine best practices.


Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences - University of Alberta

This faculty offers degree programs that prepare students for careers in the forest industry and environmental science. Professors in this area include researchers who inform forest management practices in Alberta.

Forest Products Association of Canada

FPAC is AFPA’s national counterpart. It provides a voice for Canada’s wood, pulp and paper producers nationally and internationally in government, trade, and environmental affairs.



A not-for-profit organization that specializes in the creation of solutions in support of the Canadian forest sector’s global competitiveness.


fRI Research

Formerly the Foothills Research Institute, fRI Research is a leader in researching sustainable land and resource management.

Lesser Slave Lake Forest Education Society

A non-profit organization committed to forest-focused environmental education.

Southern Rockies Watershed Project - University of Alberta

This large-scale research project aims to develop a better understanding of how climactic, hydrological and ecological factors, including natural and human disturbances, regulate Alberta’s headwaters.


Sustainable Forestry Initiative

SFI is a sustainability organization that works with stakeholders in Canada and the United States to promote sustainable forest management. It is the organization under which many of Alberta’s managed forests are certified.


Think Wood​

Think wood promotes the economic, environmental and societal benefits of using softwood lumber in commercial, community and non-residential building applications.


Wood Works

Wood Works is an initiative from the Canadian Wood Council dedicated to increasing the use of wood products in construction and showcasing wood projects in Canada.


Work Wild

Work Wild is a campaign that reaches out to people who are making one of the most important choices in their lives — finding a career they love!