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Role of bioeconomy in controlling forest fires

Canadian Forestry Events - Wed, 2018-04-11 03:38
This ThinkForest event helps to provide a better science-policy understanding of the problem of forest fires, as well as discusses the opportunities that forest bioeconomy and new policy incentives and measures, for example, under CAP, could offer.
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Woodlands Manager, Forestry in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada with Canadian Kraft Paper

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Tue, 2018-04-03 05:23

Canadian Kraft Paper offers a work environment that promotes diversity, embraces change, and encourages continuous growth and development for every team member. We offer a workplace where everyone plays an essential role in the success of our Company and where individual efforts are acknowledged. If you thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment, we want you to be a part of our Team!

Our structure and culture encourages innovation, growth and change in an open environment, and we believe in and practice environmental sustainability.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, The Woodlands Manager, Forestry will lead development of short and long term forest management strategies to ensure sustainable and cost effective fibre supply from the companies Forest Management License Area.

Responsibilities of a Woodlands Manager, Forestry:

The Woodlands Manger, Forestry is responsible to ensure that Woodlands Environmental and Forest Management Systems are maintained to international standards and the compliance of all Acts and regulations related to forestry, wildlife, environment and safety are adhered to.  The incumbent will strive to build strong relationships with local, provincial and First Nations governments, in addition to solidifying relationships with First Nation and northern communities and other third-party stakeholder in all areas of forest management.  The Woodlands Manager, Forestry will lead a team in areas of strategic improvements of renewal and silviculture activities.

Qualifications:

  • University Degree or Diploma in Forestry

  • 10 years’ experience within the forestry industry

  • 5 years’ experience in a Supervisory/Leadership role

  • Must possess a good understanding of operational forest management including planning of all silviculture activities, site preparation and scarification and silvicultural surveys

  • A comprehensive understanding of Provincial & Federal Regulations, contract negotiations and sustainable forest management certification

  • Effective working relationships with Indigenous communities

  • Experience with silviculture, planning and harvesting systems

  • A proven commitment and focus on safety

  • Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. 

     Living in The Pas

The Pas community is one of the oldest and most striking settlements in Northern Manitoba.  This traditional meeting place between Native trappers and the French and English fur traders has grown beyond its longstanding resources of trapping and fishing to truly become the Gateway to the North – a bountiful, proud and progressive community now firmly based upon a solid and diversified industrial foundation of agriculture, forestry, transportation and tourism.

It is truly a place to call home for all those that love the outdoors, with an abundance of outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking, ATV and skidoo trails; and camping, boating, hunting and fishing are at their finest!  Boasting one of the three true blue lakes in existence, its raw natural beauty attracts visitors from around the world.

Learn more from the website at www.townofthepas.com about the wonders of The Pas, where the Northern Lights shine year-round.

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Project Learning Tree Canada to Place 600 Youth in Green Jobs Through the CPC Network

Canadian Forestry News - Tue, 2018-04-03 04:00

Ottawa, ON — Project Learning Tree (PLT) Canada and the Canadian Parks Council (CPC) announced a partnership to place 600 youth in summer jobs in Canada’s provincial and territorial parks in the summers of 2018 and 2019. PLT Canada has received approximately $4 million through the Government of Canada’s Summer Work Experience program to offer a 50% wage-match to support summer green job placements for youth.  

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