Woodlot owners need to be able to access the best science and learn how to apply it in the management of our forests. Understanding the economic benefits, ecological impacts, selecting the most viable management option, and making sound financial decisions is imperative to sustainable management.
Providing woodlot owners with key information on woodlot management is an important goal of the Ontario Woodlot Association and we hope that you will find the following publications and articles featured on our website useful.
This guide offers a clear, practical overview of careful logging practices
A Landowner's Guide to Forest Health
An account of growing, and pruning hardwood trees (30 to 60 trees per acre), for the production of high quality veneer lumber.
Discussion and recommendations on a national program to establish forest plantations on unused or marginal cleared lands.
For those who have an interest in carbon sequestration in forests and forest carbon credits.
Book 1: Silviculture in Ontario
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Ontario Minisitry of Natural Resources
Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs), for forest birds at risk occurring in southwestern Ontario.
Case Study: George and Sandy Barrie Woodlot
Case Study: Murray Scott Woodlot
Case Study: Dave Foote Woodlot
Case Study: Russ Horning Woodlot
Case Study: Bob Staley Woodlot
Case Study: John Somerville Woodlot
Case Study: Mack Williams Woodlot
Case Study: Albert Martin /Norman Horst Woodlot
This article has been provided courtesy of the Canadian Institute of Forestry
A New Management Tool
Using Density Management Diagrams
Predicting Future Harvests & Volumes
This document provides several examples that forestry specialists can use to develop alternatives for managing ash in southern Ontario woodlots.
Non-Timber Forest Products in Ontario: An Overview
By: Gina H. Mohammed
It's all about putting the right tree in the right place - Ontario's native trees and shrubs have adapted to specific climates and sites.