The direct management of the forest resources of New Brunswick is entrusted to the members of the Association of Registered Professional Foresters who are responsible together with their employers for the sustainable and wise use of the forest resource.
The Association of Registered Professional Foresters of NB goals are to:
The core curriculum followed by forestry faculties provides the foundation on which graduate foresters build their careers. An understanding of all values in the forest is inculcated in foresters and, from this foundation, each grow their particular area of interest and career.
The entomologist, economist, biologist, fire management officer, geographic information analyst, tree improvement manager, extension authority, academic, policy adviser, administrator, and executive all begin as foresters and people the departments of government, industry and academia involved in forestry.
They are the Registered Professional Foresters of New Brunswick, using the designation R.P.F.