Community Stream Steward Program - Resources
Coldwater streams, bank stabilization, streamside buffer zones, and more:
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. Library Resources also include information about a stream buffers and other topics
Farms at Work
Farms at Work's mission is to promote healthy and active farmland in East Central Ontario. There are many resouces for farmers including Information about pollinators on farms, and a Pollinator Habitat Tool that helps with plant selection in Ontario.
Holistic Management Canada
Maple Leaves Forever
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:
OMAFRA Windbreak Resources
videos and articles on creating and maintaining multifunctional windbreaks and information on the benefit of windbreaks for all types of farms.
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.
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:
Ontario Soil Network
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.
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.