The silviculture sector is at a crossroads… again. For those who have worked in or followed the industry for any period of time, this isn’t an entirely new experience. Various challenges to the health and viability of the sector have emerged over the past few decades. And each time new threats emerged; the creativity, resourcefulness and stubbornness of the industry carried the day. In many ways, the characteristics that describe the resilience of the industry also define the ideal silviculture worker.