March 1, 2019

Hello Women in Wood! Maria Church here, editor of Canadian Forest Industries magazine. I’ve been heading up this century-old publication for about two and a half years, and let me tell you, it’s been quite the learning curve! While CFI is very much an operations magazi...

February 24, 2019

Barb Spafford lives near Hastings, Ontario. She graduated from Kemptville College of Agricultural Technology and Sir Sandford Fleming’s Women in Trades and Technology program. Barb has been logging with horses since 1989, and has contributed to the sustainable forest m...

January 22, 2019


FR - Éditorial tiré du Couvert boreal (Volume 15, numéro 1) - ENGLISH

Les grandes oubliées

La pénurie de main d’œuvre dans le domaine forestier est l’objet de toutes les attentions ces derniers temps. C’était d’ailleurs la thématique du congrès...

December 31, 2018

Desneiges Larose is the General Manager of Hearst Forest Management Inc.

It wasn’t easy getting everyone together, finding that moment at the end of the day between the ladies getting out of the blocks and those trying to get to daycare in time, but a few of us did hold...

December 10, 2018

Faye Johnson graduated with an HBSc in Forestry from Lakehead University.  Her 35 year career has been divided between public and private practice, mostly in forestry related fields.  Starting as a tree planter she worked her way up to the Director level.  Most of her...

October 15, 2018

Katrina Van Osch-Saxon teaches at Fleming’s School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences. She has been there since 2012 and teaches Forest Health, Tree Health Management, Greenspace Management along with other courses in the Urban Forestry Technician, Arboricu...

September 27, 2018

Anne Koven graduated with a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Forestry where she is an instructor and adjunct professor. She served as Vice Chair of the Ontario Environmental Assessment Board where she conducted the Class Environmental Assessment Hearin...

September 7, 2018

My beginnings in arboriculture is a similar story to many who are in the field as it happened by chance. I was attending Sir Sanford Fleming College for parks and recreation as I wanted to get into adventure tourism.  After I finished that program I started taking Fore...

August 1, 2018

The Women in Wood network is growing! Since Women in Wood’s website, Facebook group and Twitter launched in 2015, the online community has grown in Canada, the US and around the world.

Our Facebook group now boasts over 600 women from around the world representing a div...

April 20, 2018

Marie Rauter is the first female graduate from the Faculty of Forestry at the University of Toronto and first female member of the Ontario Professional Foresters Association. She was formerly with the Ministry of Natural Resources, and manager and President of the Onta...

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