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FARM STEWARDSHIP RESOURCES

 

Community Stream Steward Program - Resources & Publication

Coldwater streams, trout habitat creation, bank stabilization, riparian buffer zones, and more:

http://www.ofah.org/streamsteward/stream-resources

Eastern Ontario Model Forest (EOMF)

EOMF has a new website designed for private woodlot owners to learn about forest certification, and to easily follow a stepped process that guides them through certifying their woodlots under the well-established EOMF Forest Certification Program

www.eomfcert.ca

Forest Ontario

http://www.forestsontario.ca/

Maple Leaves Forever

http://www.mapleleavesforever.com/

OMAFRA Best Management Practices Series

This is an award-winning series of innovative publications that:

  • presents affordable options for protecting soil and water resources on the farm;
  • supports individuals farm planning and decision-making in the short and long term;
  • harmonizes productivity, business objectives and the environment;
  • is available in both English and French;
  • presents a range of circumstances and options to address a particular environmental concern - use the information to assess what's appropriate for your property.

Details and orders from OMAFRA at the link below:

http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/environment/bmp/series.htm

OMAFRA Windbreak Resources

videos and articles on creating and maintaining multifunctional windbreaks and information on the benefit of windbreaks for all types of farms.

http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/environment/facts/windbreaks

Ontario Invasive Plant Council - Resources & Publications

Information and fact sheets on various invasive species; horticultural materials and landowner manuals; various publications offered by OIPC's partner organizations.

http://www.ontarioinvasiveplants.ca/resources

A Landowner's Guide to Managing and Controlling Invasive Plants in Ontario

Ontario Nature - Resources & Publications

Ontario Nature-Includes Atlases, Checklists, Fact sheets, and Identification guides on plants, wildlife, and more:

http://www.ontarionature.org/discover/resources/publications.php

Ontario Professional Foresters' Association

Looking for a forestry consultant? This organization licenses foresters to practice professional forestry in Ontario, and lists members in a consultant directory on their website.

www.opfa.ca 

Ontario Woodlot Association - Resources & Publications

Logging, selling standing timber, endangered and invasive species, disease and pest management, and more.  Also available are links to over 50 extension notes on various woodlot topics.

https://www.ontariowoodlot.com/publications-and-links/owa-publications/extension-notes