Centre for Forest Interdisciplinary Research

CFIR What is C-FIR?


C-FIR is a research centre at the University of Winnipeg dedicated to the development of interdisciplinary research, education, and training in the areas of forestry, forest ecosystems, forest values and the human uses of forests. The intent is to assist all forest stakeholders to reach the goals of ecosystems-based forest management. C-FIR focuses on understanding the evolution of today’s forests, the current conditions of the region’s forests, the values of the public and special interest stakeholders for the forest, and using past and present information to assist in understanding future changes and impacts to the region’s forests.

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  • Management Plan

    C-FIR is dedicated to the development of interdisciplinary research, education, and training in the areas of forestry, forest ecosystems, forest values and the human uses of forests.


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  • Research & Publications

    C-FIR researchers come from both within and outside the University of Winnipeg and represent a wide diversity of expertise and disciplines.



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  • Members and Partners

    C-FIR would not have been possible without the generous support of our various partners. The membership of C-FIR shows continued steady growth since its establishment in 2000.


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