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Wondering what it’s like to work in the Greenest Workforce – Canada’s forest products industry? The Green Dream bloggers have you covered. They’re each blogging about their experiences working in the forest products industry this summer!

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Summer 2018


September 7 2018

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Whitewater Rafting


August 29 2018

At West Fraser in Quesnel, there is an unpredictable somewhat annual rafting trip that takes place during the summer months. To our delight, the entire Woodlands office received an email a couple of weeks ago giving the green light for this trip to…

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Blog 5


August 13 2018

As the summer’s end inches closer, the weeks of work at West Fraser seem to have become increasingly interesting and unpredictable. In the past two weeks, I have been given ample opportunity to experience different aspects of forestry including forest fire fighting, Operations,…

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The Highlight of my Summer


July 27 2018

As I had stated in my previous post, I was hoping to put together a “day in the life” work video; however, due to the demise of my GoPro during the day I was attempting to film this video, I will be resorting…

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What a Day at Work Consists of for a Forestry Planning Summer Student


July 16 2018

For those readers that may not be particularly literate in forestry practices and jargon, I thought I’d take a moment to fully explain what it is I do on a daily basis. The main task myself and my current bush partner Doug have…

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GROUNDHOG LAKE


June 29 2018

Throughout the first six weeks of work at West Fraser, much chatter amongst the summer students has revolved around potential camping and backpacking trips in the surrounding Cariboo Mountains and beyond; however, due to everyone’s unpredictable and busy schedules, the logistics of such…

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Hello everyone!


June 18 2018

As a first-time blogger with FPAC, I will be sharing biweekly blog posts focussing on the forestry industry in BC, my recreational weekend adventures, and life as a West Fraser summer student employee. In this first entry, I would like to take a…

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