The Tree Talk Blog

July 27, 2021
How I Lost My SPOT and Learned the Truth about Blisters: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
When you start your first job in forestry, there is a lot of preparation required: the first cardinal point of advice is to buy good work boots and wear them in before you start.
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July 27, 2021
Meet Aurelia Jas: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
I had always been fascinated with the large trees that surrounded me and had always been my place of comfort. I grew up playing in forests, catching frogs in ponds, and snakes in the bush. I had always had a connection to the forest and realised from an early age that being amongst the trees made me happy.
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July 27, 2021
Meet Carter Wilde: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
I work at Alberta Newsprint Company as an Engineering intern where I work alongside a few other engineers completing small projects, assisting them in larger projects, and producing drawings with cad software.
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July 27, 2021
Introduction to Blog-ology: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
This summer I get the privilege to learn about the different roles and responsibilities at our plant and how HR supports the operation in finding success.
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July 27, 2021
Opportunities Everywhere: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
My role at Tolko has made me realize that there are opportunities for jobs that you might not have thought to exist but are very important jobs. I would like to share some of them with you.
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July 27, 2021
Welcome to Whitecourt: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
Many people don’t know what it is like to grow up in a rural community, so I would like to use this blog to show you what a forestry town looks like. Please enjoy this little glimpse into my childhood and what it is like growing up in Whitecourt.
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July 27, 2021
Meet Emma Schlosser: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
My name is Emma Schlosser and throughout the duration of the summer I will be bringing some insight from the perspective of an Alberta girl living and working in forestry.
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July 27, 2021
Meet Arianna Loogman: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
When I'm not spending my days learning how to plan for a harvest, helping to maintain roads, or assisting my supervisor Peggy with silviculture projects, I spend a lot of time working on my families' farm.
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July 27, 2021
My Adventure in the Wood Industry: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
From a young age I was exposed to forestry and its impacts on a small town.
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July 27, 2021
Adapting to Life in a Small Town: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
For daily life in a small town, it is easy to become accustomed to the relaxed pace and the easy commutes.
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July 27, 2021
What does my daily routine look like? FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
For this blog post I am going to be talking about my daily routine working as a Quality Control Student at the Tolko Athabasca Division.
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July 27, 2021
Meet Mark Tennant: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
I’m both a southerner and an urbanite; so naturally, you might be wondering how in the world I ended up choosing a career in forestry, and that’s what I’ll be writing about today.
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