OPFA News

OPFA regularly posts recent documents related to Professional Foresters:

Information Sheets:

 Professional Forestry and Municipalities

 Professional Forestry and Certified Arborists

 Professional Forestry and Forest Auditing

 Professional Forestry and Certified Tree Markers

 Professional Forestry and the Managed Forest Tax Incentive  Program(MFTIP) 

 Professional Forestry and Conservation Authorities

OPFA Member Binder (November 2017) updated with revised 2017 OPFA By-laws and OPFA Information Sheets. The OPFA Member Binder compiles general OPFA information and relevant legislation, by-laws and practice guidance for OPFA members.  Download the Member Binder, and check back periodically for updated versions.

OPFA By-laws - By-laws 2017 (link to document) were confirmed by the membership at the Annual General Meeting in Guelph on May 17, 2017.  By-law changes were summarized and distributed to members in April in 2017 By-law Changes-Summary of Proposed Changes

NEW Bridge Training Program for Foresters - Bridge Training modules for Standard 4: Forest Economics are now available online from Lakehead University.

Contact Lakehead University (link to information) for Bridge Training for competencies in Standard 3, Standard 4, Standard 6, and Ontario forest policy.  

Contact the Canadian Institute of Forestry (CIF)(courses.cif-ifc.org) for information or enrolment for Bridge Training for competencies in Standard 1, Standard 2, Standard 5 and Standard 7.