Watching a harvest operation on the Nipissing Forest during the U of T / CIF field tour, February 2015.

Watching a harvest operation on the Nipissing Forest during the U of T / CIF field tour, February 2015.


The objectives of the Algonquin Section are:
1. To improve all aspects of forestry in the Section.
2. To foster public understanding of forestry, forests and forest industry including their importance to the economy and their role in the maintenance and improvements of environmental quality.
3. To advance members in their knowledge of forestry.
4. To cultivate an esprit de corps among members.
5. To cooperate with other organizations having similar objectives.


Algonquin College Forestry Technician Program
Information on how to study and be trained in an innovative 47-week, fast track, Forestry Technician college diploma program in Pembroke.

Algonquin Forestry Authority
The Ontario Crown agency responsible for sustainable forest management in Algonquin Provincial Park.

Biomass Innovation Centre
Located at Nipissing University, the Centre’s goal is to promote the biomass industry to building professionals, educators, policy makers and other interested parties.

Canadian Ecology Centre
A non-profit forestry and environmental science education and research facility.

Climate Project Canada: Pembroke, Upper Ottawa Valley, Eastern Ontario
An effort to bring the science of climate change directly to people and community around the world.

Forestry Research Partnership
A multi-partner organization demonstrating their commitment to the forests of tomorrow through applied research and sustainable development.

Friends of the Petawawa Research Forest
A volunteer group that works to support, promote and protect the Petawawa Research Forest (PRF) for continued scientific study, environmental education and public recreation.

Greater Nipissing Stewardship Council
Comprised of a diverse group of individuals whose mandate is to preserve, protect, restore & improve the natural resources & environment of Lake Nipissing and area.

Near North Ontario Woodlot Association
coming soon!

Nipissing Forest Resource Management Inc.
The Sustainable Forest Licensee responsible for sustainable forest management of the Nipissing Forest Management Unit.

Nipissing Naturalist Club
Made up of a group of people who share similar interests such as caring for our environment and the creatures that inhabit it.

North Bay Mattawa Conservation Authority
A community-based, non-profit environmental organization that is decicatged to conserving, restoring, developing and managing renewable natural resources on a watershed basis.

Ottawa Valley Forest
The Sustainable Forest Licensee responsible for sustainable forest management of the Ottawa Valley Forest Management Unit.

Petawawa Research Forest
An experimental research forest that was originally estalished to protect and manage the forest of the Petawawa Military Reserve. Today, it serves as a facility for scientific research by the CFS science and technology networks and for cooperating scientists and partners from other agencies.

Renfrew Country Stewardship Council
A private land conservation program whose mandate is to link landowners with dunfing, information, and expertise to ensure that good resource management practices flourish across Renfrew Country.

Renfrew county Woodlot Association
A not-for-profit grasswoots organization on governed by an elected, volunteer board of directors whose members own and manage woodlots in Renfrew Country, and include individuals and organizations that support our goal to ensure that sustainably managed forests remain a part of Ontario’s future.


Ontario’s Forests Publications
A complete A-Z listing of OMNR formal publications including manuals, guidelines, reports, etc.

Ontario’s Forest Management Planning Manual

Ontario’s Forest Management Guides
All guides related to forest management planning.

Stand and Site Guide (Forest Management Guide for Conservaing Biodiveristy at the Stand and Site Scales)
The Stand and Site Guide provides direction and various aspects of conserving biodiversity, including aquatic and wetland habitats and shoreline forests, special habitat features (e.g. bird nests, dens, bat bibernacula), and habitat for species at risk. It also addresses topics like road and water crossing construction and maintenance, soil and water conservation (e.g. rutting, erosion, nutrient loss), and salvage harvest operations.

Extension Notes
The LandOwner Resource Centre, in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, has published more than 50extension notes for landowners on various topics such as: forests, agroforestry, pest, water and wetlands, property management and wildlife.