Association for Sustainable Forestry

Links

Useful Forestry Links
(Select links below to find useful information)

Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources
http://novascotia.ca/natr

Pre-Treatment Assessments (PTA)
http://www.novascotia.ca/natr/forestry/programs/timberman/pta.asp

Home Study Program for Woodlot Owners
http://woodlot.novascotia.ca/

NS Forest Sustainability Regulations
http://www.novascotia.ca/just/regulations/regs/fosust.htm

NS Wildlife Habitat and Watercourses Protection Regulations
http://www.novascotia.ca/just/regulations/regs/fowhwp.htm

The Forest Professional
https://www.novascotia.ca/lae/healthandsafety/docs/forestprofessional.pdf

Tree Silvics
http://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/silvics_manual/table_of_contents.htm

Forestry Field Handbook
http://novascotia.ca/natr/forestry/handbook/

Nova Scotia Primary Forest Products Marketing Board
http://www.gov.ns.ca/pfpmb/

Forestry Images
http://www.forestryimages.org/

Organizations

Canadian Institute of Forestry
http://www.cif-ifc.org/

Canadian Woodlands Forum
http://cwfcof.org/

Cape Breton Privateland Partnership
http://www.cbwoodlots.org/

Federation of Nova Scotia Woodlot Owners
http://nswoodlots.com/

Forest Nova Scotia
http://www.forestns.ca/

Forestry Safety Society of Nova Scotia
http://www.fss.ns.ca

Medway Community Forest
http://www.medwaycommunityforest.com/

Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute
http://www.merseytobeatic.ca/

Nova Scotia Forest Technicians Association
http://www.nsfta.ca/

Nova Scotia Forestry Association
http://www.nsfa.ca/

Nova Scotia Woodlot Owners and Operators Association
http://www.nswooa.ca

Nova Scotia Landowners and Forest Fibre Producers Association
http://www.nslffpa.org

Registered Professional Foresters Association of Nova Scotia
http://www.rpfans.ca/

Services

GeoNova
http://geonova.novascotia.ca/

DNR Garmin
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/mis/gis/tools/arcview/extensions/DNRGarmin/DNRGarmin.html

BAP Equipment
http://bapequipment.com/

Cansel
http://www.cansel.ca/

GPS City Canada
http://www.gpscity.com/canada

GPS Central
http://www.gpscentral.ca/

The Forest Shop
http://www.forestshop.com/

Facebook

The ASF is calling for forest industry operators to propose incentive-based programs (up to 2 years) to support the clean-up of low-grade fiber from private lands damaged by Hurricane Fiona.The ASF will work with industry, key organizations, private operators to propose innovative and effective solutions to recover marketable low-grade fibre, while producing economic benefits.Proposals will include; Species, Volumes, Location, Timeline, Budget, and will need to consider effects on Private Landowners, Contractors (harvesting and trucking) as well as the Forest Industry in general. Below is an application form for the Fiona Cleanup Challenge Program. More information can be found our website. www.asforestry.com/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Forestry contractors in Nova Scotia are eligible for up to $250,000 in funding.This can help purchase new equipment or used equipment or to fund retrofits.Here's the link for more information: www.forestns.ca/forest-ns-blog/details-about-contractor-funding-released ... See MoreSee Less
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Members of the ASF will be at the Central and Eastern conferences discussing ongoing and upcoming opportunities with offered programs.The Central Woodland Conference is coming up soon on Saturday, Apr. 20 at the Riverside Education Centre in Milford, NS! Make sure to register by Apr. 12 to get the early bird registration discount.To register for this and other conferences, visit: www.nswoods.ca/2024conferences.htmlCost (lunch included):- Early Bird (by Apr. 12): $25- Student: $20- Regular (after Apr. 12): $30Other upcoming conferences:Western Woodland ConferenceSaturday, Apr. 6, 2024North Queens Fire HallCaledonia, NS (Queens Co.)Eastern Woodland ConferenceSaturday, Apr. 27, 2024NSCC Strait Area CampusPort Hawkesbury, NS (Inverness Co.) ... See MoreSee Less
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A small progress update on the Hurricane Fiona Woodlot Assistance Program:So far, the program has funded over 7500 hectares of woodlot cleanup, for a total of over $3.5 million distributed to landowners and contractors from harvests on approximately 400 individual landowner's woodlots.Future silviculture work is currently being planned for many of these sites. If you, or someone you know is interested in the program, please give us a call, or visit our website for more information.(902) 899-5066 or (902) 497-2209www.asforestry.com/hurricane-fiona-woodlot.../ ... See MoreSee Less
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Location

Physical Address:

1 – 62 Parkway Dr,
Truro Heights, Nova Scotia
B6L 1N8

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 696
Truro, Nova Scotia
B2N 5E5

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902.896.5948

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