Stewardship Resources

 

Community Stream Steward Program - Resources

Coldwater streams, bank stabilization, streamside 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. Library Resources also include information about a stream buffers and other topics

www.eomf.on.ca/library

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.

https://farmsatwork.ca/pollinators/resources

Forests 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/about/resources-publications/

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