News & News Releases

Read ABCFP news releases on topics related to forestry in BC and important association activities. From time to time, the association is also featured in articles, ads, video and radio broadcasts.

February 24, 2017
Williams Lake Professional Forester Takes Helm of Forestry Association
News Release
February 24, 2017
ABCFP Honours Five Forest Professionals for Outstanding Work in Sustainably Managing BC’s Forests
News Release
December 13, 2016
Children Show Love of the Forest Through Art; ABCFP and TLA Art Contest Winners from Haida Gwaii, 100 Mile House and Terrace
News Release
September 20, 2016
National Forest Week (mp3)
Radio Ad
September 16, 2016
Celebrate National Forest Week September 18 to 24
National Forest Week BC Coalition News Release

September 9, 2016
Forest Practices Board Investigation into Effects of Logging on Port Alberni Viewscapes Highlights Important Role for Forest Professionals
News Release

May 4, 2016
Diane Nicholls, BC's Chief Forester on Post-Pine-Beetle Hot Seat
Vancouver Sun
April 21, 2016
What it's Like to be a Forest Professional
Radio Interview (Austin Tate-Teti, RPF) on CKNW AM 980

March 2, 2016
BC A World Leader in Forest Management
Letter - Prince George Citizen

February 26, 2016
ABCFP Presents Top Honours
News Release

Coverage

February 25, 2016
BC's Newest Forest Professionals Welcomed
News Release
February 25, 2016
Prince George Resident New ABCFP President
News Release
February 17, 2016
Association of BC Forest Professionals Applauds Government
Media Advisory

November 23, 2015
Forestry Art Contest Winners Announced
News Release

Coverage

August 26, 2015
Get Involved in Your Forest's Management
Article
August 26, 2015
Pursuing Public Trust
Article (#4 in a series on public trust)
August 26, 2015
How Does the ABCFP Achieve the Public's Trust?
Article (#3 in a series on public trust)

August 19, 2015
ABCFP Responds to Forest Stewardship Plan Report
News Release

Forest Stewardship Plans in BC
Fact Sheet

July 22, 2015
Do We Have the Public's Trust?
Article (#2 in a series on public trust)
May 8, 2015
Careers in Forestry(mp3)
Radio Ad

May 8, 2015
What Is Public Trust?
Article (#1 in a series on public trust)

February 27, 2015
Forestry Professionals Recognize SFU Professor's Contributions
SFU News
February 20, 2015
Forestry Professionals Recognize SFU Professor's Contributions
Nationtalk.ca
February 20, 2015
ABCFP Presents Top Honours
News Release
February 19, 2015
ABCFP Announces New Councillors
News Release
February 19, 2015

News Releases

November 17, 2014
Forestry Art Contest Winners Announced
News Release

Coverage

October 28, 2014
Campbell River Wins the NFP Battle Title
Campbell River Mirror
September 23, 2014
Identify Trees with Help from New App
Alberni Valley Times
September 18, 2014
Celebrate National Forest Week with Art and Win!
News Release

July 8, 2014
BC Professionals Pledge Joint Action on Climate Change
News Release

Coverage

  • July 8 - The Globe and Mail
  • CBC Radio One - All Points West (Victoria)
  • Radio West (Kelowna)
July 8, 2014
Professional Leadership in a Changing Climate: Joint Statement
Joint Statement on Climate Change: Backgrounder
April 2, 2014
Putting BC to Work - The Forest Industry and Profession Part 1
Radio Interview (Casey Macaulay, RPF, associate registrar) on CKNW AM 980
April 1, 2014
Keys to Successful Forest Management Are Independent and Accountable Forest Professionals
News Release
March 19, 2014
Alex Woods Wins Climate Change Award
Smithers Interior News
March 5, 2014
ABCFP and APEGBC Respond to Forest Practices Board's Special Investigation: "Bridge Planning, Design and Construction"
News Release
February 25, 2014
Climate Leadership from BC Foresters
West Coast Environmental Law
February 21, 2014
Lakecity Foresters Elected to Professional Council
Williams Lake Tribune

February 14, 2014
Top Volunteers and a Climate Change Innovator Honoured by the ABCFP
News Release

Coverage

February 13, 2014
BC's Newest Forest Professionals Welcomed
News Release

February 13, 2014
ABCFP Announces New Councillors
News Release

Coverage

January 29, 2014
Professionals Facing Reality of Changes in Timber Supply
Williams Lake Tribune

January 16, 2014
Who We Are - Association of BC Forest Professionals
Video