Financial assistance programs are available to small private woodlot owners wishing to carry out forest improvement work on their properties. Click on the links to the left side of this web page for more information on available programs. Funding is often limited and may change from year to year.
Silviculture treatments eligible for program funding include: Tree Planting, Fill planting, Manual Weeding of Plantations and natural stands, Pre-commercial Thinning (PCT) of Plantations and Natural Stands, Commercial Thinning, Crop tree release, Crop Tree pruning and Selection management of uneven-aged stands. Use the Forest Service Directory to assist you in finding silviculture contractors that carry out forest improvement work near your local area.
Reference guides summarizing silvicultural treatments and forest management resources may be downoaded from the DNR website by clicking Here. DNR Research Reports also provide an excellent resource for woodlot owners and show past results of silvicultural treatments and forest management in Nova Scotia. Research reports are available for free download Here.
Federation of Nova Scotia Woodland Owners
PO Box 358, Brookfield, Nova Scotia
Phone Toll Free 1-844-WOOD-LOT (1-844-966-3568)
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