Our Mission

The Canadian Woodlands Forum is a not-for profit membership based organization recognized for its commitment to effective, quality woodlands operations in support of sustainable forest management.

The CWF is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who commit their time to ensure that members benefit from the work done by the CWF. Day to day operations are administered in the CWF office by Executive Director Peter Robichaud and Administrative Coordinator Tara Croft.

The Mission of the Canadian Woodlands Forum is to improve the efficiency, cost-effectiveness and profitability of woodlands operations, through an ongoing commitment to providing opportunities for communication and a means to exchange knowledge of best practices, technology and innovations that contribute towards sustaining a robust, safe, and environmentally responsible wood fiber supply chain.


Le Forum canadien des opérations forestières est un organisme reconnu pour son engagement au développement d'opérations forestières efficaces et de qualité dans le but d'atteindre un aménagement durable des forêts.

La mission du Forum canadien des opérations forestières est d'améliorer l'efficacité et la rentabilité des opérations forestières, par l'entremise d'un engagement continu au partage des connaissances des meilleures pratiques et des innovations technologiques concentrés sur l'environnement et la santé et sécurité au travail des opérations forestières.


Our Objectives

  • Support contractors by promoting professionalism and best management practices;
  • Provide timely leading-edge information to our members;
  • Improve operational efficiency of woodlands operations by providing opportunities and means for exchange of information on forestry equipment, and forest management practices;
  • Promote principles of continuing forestry education as a basis for competent woodlands operations;
  • Foster cooperation and better relationships by providing opportunities to open lines of communication between forest stakeholders;
  • Provide information and programs to create and promote a safer and more attractive work environment for forest workers.



  • Appuyer les entrepreneurs en encourageant le professionnalisme et les pratiques de gestion optimales
  • Fournir les informations les plus récentes à nos membres
  • Accroître l'efficacité des opérations forestières en offrant des occasions et des moyens d'échanger des informations sur l'équipement et les pratiques forestières
  • Promouvoir les principes de la formation continue comme base pour des opérations forestières efficaces
  • Encourager la coopération et l'amélioration des relations entre les intervenants forestiers en leur permettant de communiquer
  • Fournir de l'information et des programmes pour favoriser l'obtention de milieux de travail plus sécuritaires et plus attrayants pour les travailleurs forestiers


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