Mandate,Vision & Mission

Our Mandate

Pursuant to the Foresters Act, the practise of professional forestry is a regulated activity in British Columbia. In simplest terms, the Foresters Act defines the practise of professional forestry, establishes the Association of BC Forest Professionals, stipulates that one must be a member of the ABCFP to engage in the practise of professional forestry and, charges the association with the administration of the Foresters Act and vests all authority to govern the association in its council.

More info on the duties and objects of the ABCFP can be found in Section 4 of the Foresters Act.

Our Vision

Diverse, healthy, sustainably managed forest lands, resources, and ecosystems for all people of BC.

Our Mission

Our mission is to ensure BC has competent forest professionals who strive for excellence in forest stewardship and are accountable for their conduct and practice.

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