Are in the registered member class and have rights to independently practise in all aspects of professional forestry.
Are in the associate member class and may only engage in limited aspects of professional forestry that have been approved by the ABCFP Council. They generally have a conservation or environmental science background.
Are in the associate member class and are generally involved in forestry activities related to silviculture surveys.
Are professional foresters or forest technologists from other Canadian jurisdictions whose professional qualifications are recognized by the ABCFP. They may be entitled to full or partial practice rights in BC.
Are in the registered member class and have rights to independently practise aspects of professional forestry according to their scope of practice. RFTs generally specialize in on-the-ground fieldwork and perform technical forestry functions.
Are in the associate member class and may only engage in forestry activities related to the areas of timber inventory, timber valuation, appraisal and timber supply.
Are for individuals who don’t have the educational requirements to become registered professionals but are deemed qualified to practise in a very limited area of professional forestry.