In order to operate as efficiently as possible, woodlot owners must remain aware of environmental, financial and legal concerns.
Below are a few links to resources that may be helpful for both new and established woodlot owners in Eastern Canada.
Government of Nova Scotia
The official government of Nova Scotia forestry page includes legal information about forestry within the province, including The Code of Forest Practice. This site also contains a helpful FAQ page to answer all your forestry questions.
Association of Sustainable Forestry
The Association of Sustainable Forestry website has information about the financial dimensions of woodlot ownership, including information about local government initiative to support sustainable woodlot ownership and management.
Registered Professional Foresters Association of Nova Scotia
The Registered Professional Foresters Association of Nova Scotia website has many helpful tips and resources to get your sustainable woodlot started on the right foot.
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources
The Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources website has information about the policies and legislations governing natural resource development in the province, as well as more specific information about the forestry industry in the province.