Professional Forestry Practice Areas

Professional forestry practice areas are subsets within the general practice of professional forestry and include work, activities, and tasks which can only be undertaken by registered forest professionals: 

  • Auditing, Inspecting, Monitoring and Verifying Forest Operations, Plans and Practices
  • Compliance and Enforcement in Forest Management
  • Forest Certification
  • Forest Conservation
  • Forest Ecosystem Assessment, Planning and Stewardship
  • Forest Education and Training
  • Forest Harvest Planning
  • Forest Harvest Operations Management and Oversight
  • Forest Health Damage and Invasive Species
  • Forest Inventory and Analysis
  • Forest Legislation and Policy Development and Administration
  • Forest Resources Contract Management and Administration
  • Forest/Watershed Level Planning and Management
  • Forest Measurements (timber cruising, surveys)
  • Forest Recreation Planning and Management
  • Forest Research and Climate Change Adaptation
  • Forest Roads and Transportation
  • Forest Tenure, Licence, Permits and Authorization
  • Forest Geographic Information Systems and Mapping
  • Growth and Yield
  • Indigenous Forest Management
  • International and Interprovincial Forestry
  • Landscape Level Strategic Forest Planning and Management
  • Silviculture
  • Stand Level Forest Planning and Management (Site Plans)
  • Small Scale Forest Management
  • Supervising, Directing and Advising Forest Plans, Practices and Professionals
  • Timber Pricing and Appraisals
  • Timber and Forest Land Valuation
  • Tree Improvement/Genetics
  • Tree Seed and Seedling Planning and Production
  • Urban Forest Management
  • Visual Resource Management of Forests
  • Wildfire and Forest Fuel Planning and Management
  • Wildfire Rehabilitation Management and Assessments
  • Wildfire Prevention, Protection and Suppression.