COFE is an international professional organization formed to foster the development of forest engineering in industry, government, and education in order to promote the best methods of managing and operating forests, both private and public.

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COFE-FETEC 2023 Registration Now Open!

Forest Operations: A Tool for Forest Management May 23 – 25, 2023 Flagstaff, Arizona, USA Early bird discount is available through April 21st 2023…don’t wait! This meeting will be hosted by Northern Arizona University, USDA Forest Service and FETEC (Forest Engineering...

Cover Image Competition for International Journal of Forest Engineering

Next year (2024) will be the 35th year of existence for the International Journal of Forest Engineering (IJFE)!  Over the years, our journal has had a number of cover images with the current cover serving the journal since 2001. In recognition of the journal's 35th...

2023 Western Region COFE Meeting 12 January

The conference will be offered with both an in-person and streaming option. Please select which option you prefer on the registration form. A recording of the seminar will be available to all registered attendees for the remainder of 2023. WR.COFE is a regional...

2023 Annual Meeting – Save the Date

2023 Council on Forest Engineering Conference Forest Operations: A Tool for Forest Management May 23 – 25, 2023 High Country Conference Center -  Flagstaff, Arizona Program Topics Training and education for forest operations workforce development Advances in forest...

Special Issue Announcement IJFE

Please consider submitting a manuscript to the special issue of the International Journal of Forest Engineering on Digitalization of forest operations Special Issue Editor:  Janine Schweier, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL) ...

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