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.
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.
There are many things to consider before harvesting wood from your land. The value of the timber is only one consideration. Things such as water quality, wildlife habitat, environmental protection, future timber and woodlot values, and recreation are also important features. These can be maintained or improved if harvesting is done properly. All it takes is knowledge, careful planning and follow through. This brochure lists the steps to follow to make sure the harvest turns out the way you want it to, even if you don’t do it yourself.
This Scaling School is primarily intended for people with previous training and/or experience in scaling. Candidates may write the Stacked Wood Scalers Exam and/or the Log Scaling Exam. Candidates who complete the written exams and practical tests to the satisfaction of the Board of Examiners (Scaling) and who obtain the required scaling experience, will qualify for a Stacked Wood License, a Saw log Scaling License or a Primary Wood Products Scaling License which authorizes the person to scale all primary wood products.
This summary is published annually to report the statistical information related to the purchase of primary forest products, forest harvesting, the production of secondary forest products in Nova Scotia and the silviculture conducted under Wood Acquisiton Plan Program. This information is collected from companies and individuals involved in the forest sector who acquire primary forest products. These reports provide an indication of the sector's economic health based on annual activity.