Woodland Management Plan

Planning is central to good forest management and a woodland management plan is an invaluable tool.

A woodland management plan is a detailed written document which includes:

Landowners may decide to develop a woodland management plan on their own, or may decide to seek assistance from other sources including Forestry Consultants and Woodland Owner Organizations located throughout the province.

A woodland management plan should be reviewed and updated at regular intervals.

NOTE: Woodland management planning has important implications for intergenerational transfer and taxation of woodland property. A management plan and evidence of the forestry expertise of landowners and/or others is of particular importance.


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