us to introduce you to a profession that has been regulated in Alberta since 1985.
The College of Alberta Professional Foresters (previously
known as the Alberta Registered Professional Foresters Association)
has self-regulation status under the Regulated
Forestry Profession Act and Regulation.
The Colleges primary mandate is to
serve society by regulating, enhancing and providing leadership
in the practice of the profession of forestry in the best interests
of the public.
Alberta government delegates this self-governance
and today some 750+ members believe in ensuring the competent practice
of forestry in Alberta through the regulation of registered practitioners
and their conduct.
The Act also regulates forest technologists.