Serving as the Woodlands Section of the former Canadian Pulp and Paper Association (CPPA), the mandate of the Canadian Woodlands Forum is well rooted and in consideration of its former organization, has offered members of the forest industry information services since 1919.

As part of our Centennial, a considerable milestone as an organization, we will recap the 100 years through our newsletter, special notices and some of our activities throughout 2019. We feel it is important to recognize the rich history of our sector and the value that organizations like the CPPA provided over the last 100 years.

The CWF is proud of its historical roots and looks forward to a sustainable future and an exciting year ahead! Visit often and be sure to "Like" us on our Facebook page so you'll know when we post new stories.

  • "The Preparation of Future Canadian Forest Managers" 
    An article from the 45th Annual General Meeting of the Woodlands Section, Canadian Pulp and Paper Association held on March 19-21, 1963 where the deans of the Canadian Forestry Schools provided their respective viewpoints in relation to preparing young foresters to become the managers of our forest heritage.
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  • "LOG Meeting Minutes from 1973"
    This article will generate lots of interest for those involved in forest operations; it contains the notes and discussion from the Logging Operations Group, Woodlands Section, CPPA held on November 13-15, 1973. The main focus of this meeting was to review and discuss how to solve the labour problems and equipment development in the forest industry. The L.O.G. was instrumental in the evolution of forestry machines as well as the establishment of the Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada (FERIC).
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