who we are

A diverse team of forestry professionals

our mission

“Providing professional solutions for sustained yield”



Providing honesty and commitment to delivering the highest quality of product.


Always looking for new ideas and ways to find the best solution for our clients.


Our people are our greatest resource. Working together makes us better.


Continually striving to be the best in ALL aspects of our business.


Sharing our goals and attaining excellence as a team is key to our success.


Education, leading by example and genuine attention to safety is paramount.

our Story

Founded in 1999, Apical Forestry has grown from a small group of four staff to a  seasonal workforce of over 40 employees

As a leader in the silviculture and reforestation industry, we pride ourselves on the quality of our work and the strong relationships we have with clients.

Dedication to our people and an emphasis on workplace safety are integral to our success. 

Duncan Gish

Duncan Gish, BSc, RPF

With over 40 years in the forestry industry, Duncan Gish leads the team.

Duncan founded Apical shortly after he completed his BSc. in Forestry at the University of Alberta. His knowledge and experience are hard earned from his years as a tree planter, foreman and forester.

Duncan Gish, BSc, RPF

Ann Gish

Ann Gish has over 20 years of experience providing administrative and financial management services to Apical. Her strong organizational skills come from her formal education and experience as a librarian.

Ann Gish, BEd, MLIS

our Team

Project managers and field staff power our success. 


9930-111 Avenue,
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 4C3