Stewardship Resources


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

Forests Ontario

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 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.