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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Association for Sustainable Forestry is delivering over $3-million in Forestry Transition Funding during 2020 and 2021 for private woodland silviculture in Nova Scotia.
Fundable forestry treatments include:
• Tree Planting
• Manual Competition Control
• Pre-Commercial Thinning
• Commercial Thinning
• Crop Tree Release and Pruning
• Selection (Uneven-aged) Management

It’s easy to apply for funding!
Simply visit the ASF website (www.asforestry.com) and click the Online Request Form under the FORMS tab. Complete the request Form and click Send. We’ll then contact you for further information.
Or, if you prefer, print out the PDF Request Form and scan, fax or mail it in.
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430 Marney Road,
Brookfield, Nova Scotia B0N 1C0

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

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