Association for Sustainable Forestry


Following is the latest information on the silviculture treatments that are being funded through the Association for Sustainable Forestry (ASF).
Limited funding is available for:

1(b)   Fill Planting
3        Manual Weeding of Plantations and Natural Stands
4        Pre-Commercial Thinning (PCT) of Plantations
5        Pre-Commercial Thinning (PCT) of Natural Stands
6        Commercial Thinning
7(a)   Crop Tree Release
7(b)   Crop Tree Pruning
7(c)   Selection Management of Uneven-Aged Stands

Rate Explanation (PDF)

The Silviculture Criteria explain the pre- and post-treatment conditions that a stand must meet in order to be eligible for funding through this program.

Note that Commercial Thinning and Selection Management must have a Pre- and Post-Treatment Assessment (PTA) completed by an FEC Certified individual.

ASF PTA Criteria (PDF)


A commercial thinning in a red spruce stand. ... See MoreSee Less

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Ar a recent Canadian Woodlands Forum field day in Noonan, NB, Forester Bruce Chisholm points out a micro planting site created by a Meri-Crusher in the understory of a commercial thinning. ... See MoreSee Less

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A great opportunity to attend the grand opening of the new Biomass Energy Plant located at the Agricultural Campus in Truro. Starting 9:30am on Tuesday, November 20. ... See MoreSee Less

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Association for Sustainable Forestry

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Brookfield, Nova Scotia B0N 1C0

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Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 5E5

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