"Only with healthy forests can we deliver on our shared climate commitments under the Paris Agreement. And only with intact, lively forests can we address biodiversity."
- Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission
Third-party forest management certification complements our comprehensive and rigorous forest management laws and regulations. It provides assurance that a forest company is operating legally, sustainably and in compliance with world-recognized standards.
We regrow eveything we use
Forest companies operating in New Brunswick are required to harvest at sustainable rates, and are responsible for the management of the regrowth or replanting of all harvested areas. More than 800 million trees have been planted in NB since 1987.
On the Path to Net-Zero
From pulp mills using "wood waste" as a biofuel to power their operations, to wood fibre being used as a sustainable manufacturing alternative for everyday essential products, our sector is leading the way in building a more sustainable future for Canadians.
of NB's forests are 3rd party certified for sustainability
Canada wide, 45% of forests are 3rd party certified.
NB harvests aproximately 1.4% of our managed forests, and 100% is replanted or regrown.
Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions since 1990
Forest NB - helping to grow a future for our communities.
Forest NB is a non-profit industry association representing the forest products sector in dealings with government and the public. Our members manufacture diverse products from renewable forest resources including pulp, paper, solid wood, pellets, composite panels, specialty products, and much more.
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1350 Regent st, Suite 210
Fredericton, NB, E3C 2G6
Recent Forest NB News
2022 Industry Forum Diversity, Digitalization, and Innovation in the Forest Sector May 11th & 12th Fredericton Convention Centre This year marks the 65th year for Forest NB (New Brunswick Forest Products Association) as the voice of forestry in the province. Join us as we reconvene in person for an exciting and informative program focusing on…
Like many other sectors, the forest industry is currently facing a shortage in labour force resources. This shortage is forecasted to increase dramatically over the next 10 years as New Brunswick’s significant aging demographic moves into retirement. Approximately 100,000 workforce vacancies are anticipated in New Brunswick during this time, and only some will be filled…
To honour the memory and legacy of Christopher Lee and to celebrate his innumerable contributions to the advancement of social and economic development in communities across Canada, CFFO has established the Christopher Lee Memorial Scholarship. The $2,000 scholarship will be awarded each year to a post-secondary student enrolled in a forestry-related discipline at a Canadian…
Forest NB’s AGM will be hosted virtually on March 16, 2022. For more information, please contact email@example.com.