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Provincial Forest Tenders [Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Forestry]

Publisher: 
Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Forestry

The Provincial Forest program Tenders site offers information on public tenders related to forest management and harvest activities on public lands managed under this program. Some of these tenders pertain to the harvest of timber and non-timber forest products, while others relate to the delivery of specific silvicultural and infrastructure work on Provincial Forest and other public properties.

A Quick Guide to Woodlot Harvesting [Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, NSDNR]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

This brochure provides tips regarding how to harvest woodlots.

Events for Woodlot Owners [Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, NSDNR]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

A list of events for woodlot owners, including information about the forest ecosystem classification trainers' certification course, management techniques, chainsaw use and safety training, and sustainable woodlot management workshop.

Basic Forest Fire Suppression Course [Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, NSDNR]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

Developed to provide basic fire suppression training that would enable first responders to safely and effectively manage forest fires. It is intended for members of fire departments, industry, community college students, and those interested in wildland fire fighting.

Burning Permits: Industrial/Domestic [Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, NSDNR]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

Information about how woodlot managers can obtain a burning permit, costs, etc.

Nova Scotia's Code of Forest Practice: A Framework for the Implementation of Sustainable Forest Management [Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, NSDNR]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources
Year of publication: 
2008

The Code of Forest Practice principles has provided a framework of new direction for the wide range of activities that are and will be happening in Nova Scotia’s forests. They are based on the concept of sustainable forest management which greatly expands the range of priorities for forest use across the province, while at the same time considers the long term well being of the forest environment.

Timber Management - Growth and Yield Model [Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, NSDNR]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

Over 1,000 Permanent Sample Plots (PSPs) have been monitored for up to 30 years in managed forests by the Timber Management Group (map). PSP's have been established in plantations, pre-commercial and commercial thinnings and selection harvests in a variety of forest types and locations on private and crown land throughout the province. Data from these plots are utilized to develop Nova Scotia's Growth and Yield Model for both softwood and hardwood species. This model predicts the yields from our forest stands when managed.

Silviculture [Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, NSDNR]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

To insure that Nova Scotia's forests are harvested in a sustainable way, its growth and quality is enhanced through the use of silviculture techniques. Some of the silviculture treatments tested, surveyed and reported on include shelter wood, and seed tree harvests, plantations, vegetation management, pre-commercial thinning, and crop-tree-release. Silviculture guides are included here to keep industry actors well informed about the newest best management principles.

Harvesting [Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, NSDNR]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

Harvesting is the most visible and influential forest management activity. It provides supplies of timber to businesses for production of wood based products while also influencing the ability of the future forest to regenerate and thrive. Harvesting systems can be categorized into two general areas: Even-aged methods such as clear-cutting, shelter wood and commercial thinning and uneven-aged management systems such as individual-tree and group selection methods.

First Nations Oil and Gas and Moneys Management Act [Indian Oil and Gas Canada, IOGC]

Publisher: 
Indian Oil and Gas Canada
Year of publication: 
2005

The federal statute that provides First Nations with the option of managing and regulating oil and gas exploration and exploitation on their reserve lands and of receiving moneys otherwise held for them by Canada.

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