Community Forests Canada

CFC was founded in 2009 by Canadian tree planters.

Through collaboration and innovation, CFC and partners have helped save and restore forests in areas experiencing the highest rates of deforestation in Canada.

Recognized as “critically endangered” by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the Acadian forest is a unique ecosystem found nowhere else on earth. Its range includes New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI, and parts of Maine and Quebec. Today, less than 5% of the Acadian Forest survives in it’s natural state, while its land base has some of the highest industrial forest use in the world. We believe Canadian forests are our greatest allies in the fight against climate change. Help us bring them back!

Our Core Values

Climate, Community, Collaboration

We believe in community empowerment through collaboration with natural systems. We believe that restoration is not exclusive of enterprise, and we believe that forests are our allies in the fight against climate change. Every tree planted by Community Forests Canada is protected, and guaranteed never to be clear cut again.

Our Model

Climate Resilient Native Species on Protected Land, No Compromise.

CFC restores forests in their natural image in order to grow and thrive forever.

Using a long-term, multi-species restoration approach, CFC is able to help it’s charitable partners remove degraded land from the extraction cycle and protect it using legal mechanisms, never to be clear-cut again. Within 10-15 years, newly restored forests begin to draw a significant amount of carbon out of the atmosphere, a process that increases exponentially as the trees are allowed to mature.

Our Services

Tree Planting 2.0

13 Species, Fair Wages
Never Clearcut Again

Trail Building

Sticks and Stones
Creating access to nature using natural materials sourced onsite

Adopt-A-Clearcut

Sponsor a Project
Make an impact of your own

Maintenance

For Industry Partners
Thinning, Storm Cleanup, Youth Care

Consulting

We are a wealth of information
We have a lot of opinions

Aerial Photography

Get to know your forest
from a different angle

Let's Get To Work!

Fight Climate Change with Forests

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