Atlantic Forestry Centre – Canadian Forest Service         

Research Institution


With two offices — one in Fredericton, New Brunswick, and the other in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador — the Atlantic Forestry Centre (AFC) is a true Atlantic institution. One of Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan’s) five Canadian Forest Service (CFS) regional centres across the country, the AFC has more than 100 employees and is home to some of Canada’s leading forest research._x000D_NRCan’s two national research forests, Petawawa and Acadia, are managed out of the AFC. These living laboratories are used by researchers, scientists and their partners to address issues and challenges in forest management practices._x000D_The AFC in Fredericton is home to Canada’s forest genetic resource bank, the National Tree Seed Centre (NTSC), which preserves tree seed for research and conservation purposes and provides state-of-the-art greenhouse and nursery facilities to further advance research capabilities for AFC scientists.