Membership Requirements

Membership Requirements

image001All applicants shall have either graduated from a Canadian forestry program accredited by the Canadian Forestry Accreditation Board (CFAB) or have demonstrated that they meet the National Certification Standards for the Profession of Forestry in Canada have been met. 

While membership is not restricted to only those who have graduated from a Bachelor of Science Program in Forestry; all members must demonstrate that they have obtained the equivalent qualifications. These have been identified nationally as the "Certification Standards for the Practice of Professional Forestry in Canada". (see This will ensure that they have received both theoretical and practical training in all subjects, which should be considered when management recommendations are being made for a parcel of forested land.

All applications are to be in the English language. Translation services may be available by contacting this Association. 

All applicants who have not graduated from a CFAB accredited program shall undergo an assessment of their qualifications based upon the national Certification Standards through the Credential Assessment Process. A copy of the Applicants Manual for this assessment process may be found on line at:

Following a successful review of the applicants qualifications, the Registrar will assign a membership category to the applicant as well as provide the time required to complete a jurisprudence exam. The most current legislation relevant to the exam shall be provided at the time the exam is issued.

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