Association for Sustainable Forestry

Silviculture

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
2        Full 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

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-Treatment Assessment (PTA) completed by an FEC Certified individual if treated area is > 5ha.

ASF PTA Criteria (PDF)

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Here, a white spruce plantation in Garden of Eden, Pictou County, has received manual competition control by Scott and Stewart Forestry Consultants. Work was done using clearing saws.
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Spotted in Sunridge on this beautiful Friday.
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Brookfield, Nova Scotia B0N 1C0

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