sure that other women would love this kind of work but they have to be
Canada exports about $65 billion in forest products annually.
Isabelle is a forest technician. Chantal is responsible for ensuring that
all kinds of development done on forested land is done well and in accordance
with the permits obtained. For example, if a developer needs to trim branches
off trees on his land to facilitate access, she will follow the process
with the developer from start to finish. She'll make sure the work is
done well, that the trees have not been damaged and that the forest remains
Did you know? There are 250 million hectares of productive forest in Canada.
is convinced that other women would really enjoy this kind of work, especially
if they like the outdoors and are in good physical condition.
have to love nature and be resourceful to do this work. Chantal often
spends whole days in the woods in all kinds of weather, sometimes in very
difficult terrain. But you also need good communication skills to work
effectively with the developers.
Education: DEC in Forestry at the St-Félicien CEGEP
Hobbies: Hiking and camping