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Alberta Junior Forest Rangers


Thomas Parker Memorial

Since 2009, Agriculture and Forestry awards the Thomas Parker Memorial Scholarship to an alumnus of the Alberta Junior Forest Ranger program. The scholarship is awarded at the annual Bull of the Woods competition at Cold Creek staging camp.

Past Thomas Parker Memorial Scholarship Winners:

  • 2018 – Emma
  • 2017 – Alanis
  • 2016 – Not awarded
  • 2015 – Clayton
  • 2014 – Anne
  • 2013 – Dominik
  • 2012 – Rob
  • 2011 – Amy
  • 2010 – Laura
  • 2009 – Colleen

Application due date: August 6, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. Applications must be received by mail or fax.


Successful candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Current or past members of Agriculture and Forestry’s Junior Forest Ranger program
  • Be an Alberta resident
  • Be enrolled in a post-secondary program to obtain a degree or diploma in natural resource management at an education institution in the province of Alberta

Who was Thomas Parker?

Thomas Parker was a JFR crew member during the summer of 2008.

Thomas had many of the qualities that are integral to being a successful Junior Forest Ranger; he was creative, adventurous, hard-working and he loved the outdoors. He was in the JFR program to explore his aspirations for a career in natural resources.

Wild and Pine Environmental Leadership Award

JFR alumni Chris Kallal created this award to mark environmental leadership. This $500 scholarship rewards current or former JFR crew members who have decided to pursue their careers in natural resource management.


Successful candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Be an Alberta resident
  • Be enrolled in a post-secondary institution within the province of Alberta, studying in the field of natural resources
  • Be a current or past JFR

Past Wild and Pine Environmental Leadership Scholarship Winners:

  • 2018 – Emma
  • 2017 – Liam
  • 2016 – Not awarded
  • 2015 – Ian
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