Category Archives: Conferences

CWF Fall Meeting October 4th – 5th

Hi Folks,

Below is a link to program and registration form for the CWF Fall Meeting being held in Carleton County this year, in conjunction with ForestNB, with H.J. Crabbe & Sons Ltd. and the Carleton-Victoria Wood Producers Association & Forest Products Marketing Board as our proud hosts. The meeting is held in collaboration with FPInnovations and the Canadian Wood Fibre Centre.

This looks like a really good program and should be a really good event.

Please note your NBFTA membership offers members discount in the registration.

Hope to see all of you there.



Download Here: Fall Program


Hello Folks,

This just another gentle reminder that the NBFTA AGM will be held in conjunction with the Canadian Woodlands Forum once again this spring. The CWF meeting will take place April 12 & 13 at the Delta Beausejour Hotel, Moncton, NB.

The NBFTA AGM will take place on April 13th from 1-5pm in room Shediac A. Please be sure to check back often for updates.

The link below will take you to the full the CWF spring meeting program. Please take some time to review the program for this year, the CWF has a broader range of sessions and more of them. There should be something for everyone.

CWF 2017 Spring Meeting Program and Registration - April 4 2017

DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION HERE: Program and Registration

CWF Fall Meeting – “Sustaining a Competitive Forest Sector Through Advances in Silviculture Practices”

Mark your Calendars for the 2015 Fall Meeting, October 6-7, 2015 at the Delta Hotel, Fredericton, NB.

“Sustaining a Competitive Forest Sector Through Advances in Silviculture Practices”

The fall program and field trip will not only provide answers to some of these questions, but will present examples of recent silvicultural practices and associated tools & approaches, in such areas as reforestation and partial harvesting (including commercial thinning). Resulting discussion among participants will help in defining the current and future role of our silvicultural investments required to sustain the forest resource and ensure a competitive forest industry .


Sylvicon 2015 – Sponsorship Package

Hi All,

Sylvicon is back with the main focus being Forests, a World of Growing Opportunities. The conference period will include AGM’s for:
– Registered Professional Foresters of New Brunswick
– Maritime section of the Canadian Institute of Forestry
– Forest New Brunswick.
Additionally, there will be meetings for the NB Federation of Woodlot Owners.

This is an excellent opportunity for your business or organization to get exposure as well as support Sylvicon. Below are links to the sponsorship packages.


sponsor 2015

2015 sponsorship package Sylvicon – final

SYLVICON 2015 Forests | A World of Growing Opportunities

Sylvicon registration is now available. The event is competitively priced and free for students. Attached below is the Program so far, as well as a link for online registration.

On-line registration for Sylvicon 2015 is now available through Eventbrite.
For Program Agenda, ticket prices and registration, please click on the following link:

Date: Feb 25 &26, 2015
Place: Delta Hotel, Fredericton
Accommodations: A block of rooms have been set aside (under the name SYLVICON 2015 Conference) for those traveling from out of town. A rate of $145/night is available until February 1st, 2015.

Sylvicon Program Agenda

Alien Species Invasion

Professional Development Afternoon

Thursday, May 13th, 2010, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

K.C. Irving Theatre, Hugh John Flemming Forestry Centre, Fredericton

David Mazerolle, Botantist, Mount Allison University: Invasive Plant Species
Kathryn Collet, Dept of Natural Resources: Aquatic Invasives
Edward Hurley, CFS, Atlantic Forestry Centre: Invasive Insects

3 CIF Continuing Education Credits, 9 ARPFNB CFE Credits

AGM 2010 Announced

The 2010 Spring Meeting of the Canadian Woodland Forum will be held April 7th and 8th at the Ramada, Crystal Palace Hotel, Moncton. I have attached an agenda for the event.

Also please be aware of two other events taking place at this location:

NBFTA Executive Meeting April 7th (evening) at the Ramada, Crystal Palace, Moncton – time and room number to be determined.

NBFTA AGM will be held at 1 PM on April 8th – at the Ramada, Crystal Palace, Moncton – room number to be determined.

AGENDA: click here to view

CFE Credits for FREE – Fundy Model Forest Workshop Announced

Hello Everyone

I was informed of a conference next Thursday and it is an excellent opportunity to earn CFE credits. The workshop is titled “Implications of Intensive Silviculture and Mixedwood Dynamics on Forest Management” and is being held on January 28, 2010 from 9:30 AM – 4:15 PM at the KC Irving Theatre in Fredericton.

There is no cost for this workshop and lunch is included. There will be 6 credit hours awarded for members. Although this event is free you must register for it by sending an email to or calling 1-506-432-7365 or 1-800-546-4838.

You can read the agenda by clicking here.

Canadian Woodlands Forum Fall Meeting Announced

Please find attached the program for the Fall Meeting. We will be sending this out to the membership by e-mail by the end of the week and hard copies were put in the mail this morning. We have also updated our website with this new information in case you want to pass along a link to our website instead of forwarding the attached file (it is fairly large).

Tara Croft
Canadian Woodlands Forum/Forum canadien des opérations forestières
20 Coupar Terrace, Truro NS B2N 5L3
Tel.: (902) 897-6961
Fax: (902) 897-6976

Plan to attend our Fall Meeting being held October 7-8 in Fredericton. Watch for more information in the coming weeks.

Mark your books! The CWF Spring Meeting will be held April 7 & 8, 2010 at the Ramada Plaza Crystal Palace in Moncton.

Click here to download/view agenda

CFE Opportunity: SFI 101 Webinar – April 24 2009

Following is an announcement for an SFI Webinar April 24 2009 (this coming Friday). Instructions to join in are included in the announcement.

The webinar will cover the following topics and will provide a comprehensive update of SFI Program progress:

* Provide an overview of forest certification
* Provide an overview of the SFI® program including the draft revised SFI Standard
* Present and discuss SFI labels and Claims
* Summarize the key marketing initiatives of SFI in North America, including consumer & customer research to date
* Present technical and marketing resources to support your company and certification
* Q&A session

This webinar is free of charge.

Feel free to forward this notice to anyone who may be interested.

SFI Webinar Series

Sustainable Forestry Initiative Masthead

March 17, 2009

Sustainable Forestry Initiative® 101 Webinar
Friday, April 24, 2009
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative(SFI) program represents a growing community of foresters, landowners, wood product and paper manufacturers, distributors and conservation organizations, among others, who are committed to improving forest practices globally. Over the past few months, we have had a growing interest among our program participants and certified companies for SFI Inc. to host a webinar to:

* Provide an overview of forest certification
* Provide an overview of the SFI® program including the draft revised SFI Standard
* Present and discuss SFI labels and Claims
* Summarize the key marketing initiatives of SFI in North America, including consumer & customer research to date
* Present technical and marketing resources to support your company and certification
* Q&A session

SFI Inc. President and CEO Kathy Abusow will lead this webinar and Q&A period on the basics of SFI. Attending this live, online session will enable participants to:

* explain the value of SFI to their customer and
* leverage the SFI brand into marketing plans.

The SFI 101 session – the first in a series of webinars coming in 2009. We invite you to please forward this invitation to all relevant staff, sales teams and training coordinators in your organization, and RSVP individually to by April 10th, 2009. The webinar access information is found below.

Future topics in SFI Inc.’s 2009 webinar series will include Green Building, labels & claims, and the revised SFI Standard, among others. Please send suggestions for future webinar topics to

Webinar Access Details:

Topic: SFI 101
Date: Friday, April 24, 2009
Time: 1:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (GMT -04:00, New York)
Meeting number: 598 974 417
Meeting password: (This meeting does not require a password.)

Web conference link:

Please click the link below to see more information, or to join the meeting.

Audio conference information: Provide your phone number when you join the meeting to receive a call back. Alternatively, you can call:
Call-in toll-free number: 1-866-5536252
Call-in number: 1-650-2514440
Conference Code: 8556904433

We look forward to hearing from you!


Karen Brandt
Vice-President, Market Affairs
SFI Inc.

Contact Info and RSVP to:

Lisa Fox
Coordinator, Marketing

SFI Inc.