Help get the word out about forestry and the exciting career opportunities available by visiting your local schools and participating in career fairs.
The resources on this page will help you make informative and exciting presentations, whether you've volunteered your services or have been asked to present.
Infographic - What's a Forest Professional?
A handy infographic explaining the two main types of forest professionals, the types of work they commonly do, and the educational requirements to become a forest professional.
Infographic – Pathways to a Career as a Forest Professional
This infographic shows the educational pathways to becoming registered with the ABCFP, a requirement for practising forestry in BC.
Take the forestry
quiz along with tree samples to schools
or trade shows to provide people with hands-on experience.
Forestry Education Articles
Read about forestry in BC's outdoor and indoor classrooms.
Faces of Forestry Booklets
Our Faces of Forestry booklets feature pictures and members' comments about careers in forestry and what they enjoy most about their jobs. They can be distributed as recruitment tools. The original booklet was produced in 2007 to celebrate members during our 60th anniversary.
Faces of Forestry - Aboriginal Peoples Edition
Faces of Forestry
Request copies of either booklet.
Games & Videos
Supplement your presentation with these games and videos.
4-H Virtual Forest
Canadian Institute of Forestry Kids Zone
EcoKids - Games and Activities
Smokey Bear (Kids Section)
|Growing Trees in a Nursery
|Seed Orchards in BC
There are more videos on the ABCFP YouTube channel. Many of them feature members speaking about their jobs and their journey to becoming forestry professionals.
|The GreenestWorkforce - Job Profile of Second Year Forestry Student, Shayna Mason
ABCFP Trade Show Booth
Set up the ABCFP booth at community events or career fairs to get the word out about forestry.
The booth is subject to availability. We will pay shipping costs to send the booth anywhere in BC. We will include copies of BC Forest Professional magazine, Faces of Forestry booklets, and career brochures and infographics.
Request the ABCFP trade show booth.
Distribute the ABCFP career brochure when you
visit students at schools or career fairs. This brochure
is targeted to high-school students and provides basic
information about choosing a career in forestry.
Why Choose a Career in Forestry?
Request copies of the brochure.
Booklets and Handouts
Elementary School Resources
We've collected some resources for members to use when they visit an elementary school classroom or take younger students on a forestry tour. Please feel free to download and print as many as you need*. Be sure to check out the Forestry Education Links pages for even more useful resources.
List of Forestry Jobs
There is a great variety of jobs available to forest professionals like planning forester, forest health officer, management forester and more. Check out these examples of forestry jobs to see if any interest you.
If you have any ideas about additional resources for promoting the profession that we can include on this page, please contact us.
*All resources are reproduced with permission.