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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.

Shrubs and Edge Habitat

This article provides readers with information about how to improve edge habitat for wildlife.

Silvics of North America

Volume 1: Conifers

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Published by 
United States Department of Agriculture

Silvics of North America

Volume 2: Hardwoods

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Published by 
United States Department of Agriculture

Simple Tools for Measuring Tree Heights

Two simple methods of collecting tree height information for forest owners who do not need precise measurements.

Successful Transplanting

of Woodland Vegetation for Plant Salvage for Habitat Restoration Projects

Category: Forestry

Sugar Maple

Category: Forestry

Sustainable Forest Management Survey of Northumberland County

This report summarizes a survey that was undertaken on the status of upland hardwood woodlots in Northumberland County.

The Art of Timber Cruising, Part I - Point Sampling

This two-part series explores two simple methods of collecting forest inventory information.

The Art of Timber Cruising, Part II - Fixed Area Plots

This two-part series explores two simple methods of collecting forest inventory information.

The Canadian NTFP Business Companion

The Canadian NTFP Business Companion

By: Gina H. Mohammed

The Landowner's Guide to Controlling Invasive Woodland Plants

Learn about a variety of invasive plants that are displacing native plants.

The Size of Canada's Privately Owned Forestlands:

Their Management and Economic Importance

This report provides an overview of the importance of private forestlands in Canada.

When Invasive Species Threaten Your Woodlot

A Landowner's Guide to Forest Health

White Spruce

Category: Forestry

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