Contributor Guidelines

If you have a story idea that is relevant to those practising professional forestry, we want to hear from you.

How You Can Contribute

Letters

If you feel strongly about an article you read, some aspect of the association or forestry current affairs, the Letters section is your venue to express those thoughts. The word count limit is 300 words.

Viewpoint Articles

This section provides space for articles that adhere to each issue's theme, for example, those noted in the editorial schedule below. The word count limit is 850 words.

Interest Articles

This section provides space for articles written about issues relevant to the forestry profession that do not relate to the issue's theme. The word count limit is 850 words. Think of it as a features section, where a broad range of forestry topics will be explored.

Obituaries

It is very important to many of our readers to receive word of the passing of a colleague. We rely on members and immediate family to provide obituaries of recently deceased members for publication in BC Forest Professional.

Science in Action

This feature is dedicated to showcasing innovative initiatives and projects that utilize forestry technology in practical ways. The word count is 850 words.

Please refer to the BCFP Contributor Guidelines for more information on how to contribute.

2017 Editorial Schedule

Please Note: If you are planning on submitting an article, please contact the editor as soon as possible before the deadline.

Issue Theme Submission Deadline

January-February

Wildlife

National Forest Week Art Contest Winners

November 1, 2016

March-April

Wood and Value-added Applications for Buildings and Fibre-based Products

Year End Membership Statistics

January 3, 2017

May-June

Emerging Markets

Highlights from AGM and ABCFP Awards

March 6, 2017

July-August

Public Perceptions

May 2, 2017

September-October

Urban Forestry

ForesTrust Scholarship Winners

July 4, 2017

November-December

Forest Health

Conference Brochure

September 4, 2017

Questions?

If you are interested in submitting an article and want feedback on the relevance of your story idea, and/or how to craft your piece, please contact the editor.