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“If you really like a diverse challenge, you should definitely get into forestry.”

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LIFE’S BETTER HERE

Forest workers on life in a forest community.

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Graeme Dick’s story

With a natural aptitude for science, math and woodworking, it’s no surprise Graeme Dick found his calling in forestry. His job as a Senior Technical Director at Weyerhaeuser not only gives him daily opportunities to apply his talents and training, but also provides the variety and flexibility he always wanted from his career. Graeme is part of the GreenestWorkforce, and Canada’s forest products industry.

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The Tree Planters Have Arrived….and Left!

By Gabriel Higney on August 27, 2019

Hey everyone,

For this post I’ll be sharing what I’ve been up to since the tree planters arrived on July 14th, 2019. Our last day of planting was August 7th, 2019.

I am a summer student for Sundre Forest Products, but my position is specific to silviculture (the growing and cultivation of trees).

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