Forestry Sites

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Information About Forests in Ontario

Forestry Education

  • Learning Resources in Ontario, this page provides access to classroom lessons about forestry learning for teachers and educators. A list of schools offering post-secondary programs in forestry and general assistance information is available for students seeking careers in forestry.

Forestry Careers

Directories

  • Canadian Forests, Internet gateway to forestry and forest products.
  • Canadian Forestry Links, this site includes links to the following: associations, bio-diversity, companies, forest fire, forest products general, geographical information, government, model forest network systems, publications, research forests, sustainable forests, universities.
  • Ontariowoodlot.com - Forest Services Directory for Landowners, search for information on services provided by forest consultants, tree markers, loggers, tree nurseries, saw mills, forest health technicians and other forest related services and specialists.
  • Forest Glossaries and Dictionaries, a collection of web sites containing forestry terms and definitions.
  • Conservation Ontario is the network of 36 Conservation Authorities, local watershed management agencies that deliver services and programs that protect and manage water and other natural resources in partnership with government, landowners and other organizations.

Forest Reporting

Ontario's Forest Industry

Information regarding Ontario’s forest industry can be found at:

Ontario's Tenure and Licensing System

Forest Tenure is the term commonly used to describe the allocation and licensing of timber from Crown forests. Tenure is governed by legal arrangements that define the rights and responsibilities assigned to forestry companies and other resource users.

The allocation and licensing process is governed by the Crown Forest Sustainability Act, 1994 (CFSA) and its regulations. In Ontario, access to forest resources from Crown lands is provided by mechanisms available under Part 3 of the CFSA which include Supply Agreements, Sustainable Forest Licenses and other Forest Resource Licenses.

For more information on Ontario’s Tenure and Licensing System please visit Forest Tenure Modernization - Ontario Government, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.

Forestry Related Websites


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