Lands and Forest Consulting is called upon every day by municipalities, private landowners and special interest groups to develop a unique woodlot management plan that will assist our clients in accomplishing their wildlife, environmental and other forest management goals.
Our Staff will do a site visit to assess the property. We will recommend tree species, planting patterns and number of trees required.
Professionally trained team experienced in the aspects of prescribed burn planning. Fire intelligence, behaviour, communications, ignition, suppression and safety.
A woodlot assessment is a critical stepping stone in ensuring you are able to get maximum value while ensuring wildlife and future concerns are considered and dealt with.
Tree Marking involves the careful selection of trees for harvest (under a partial cutting system), based on a forest management prescription. The decisions made by a tree marker are complex - part art and part science.
Involves several very important and significant steps towards ensuring that you will receive the best possible price for your timber and that your wood lot will be properly logged.
Emerald Ash Borer
As a licensed service provider, we are pleased to offer treatment for EAB to landowners throughout the region. Treatment cost is dependent on the diameter of tree(s) to be treated.
A Timber cruise is a sample measurement of a stand that is used to determine an estimate of the amount of standing timber that the forest contains.
Managed Forest Tax Incentive Plan
Our Management Plans are formatted in a way that will allow you to qualify for the Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program. This program can reduce property taxes of at least 75%.
Is a recognized Forest Manager in the Eastern Ontario Model Forest – Forest Certification Program and is able to deliver Forest Stewardship Council® certification on privately owned forests in southern Ontario.
Our customers' happiness is what matters to us.
Jesse was instrumental in leading a forestry unit for the students at SDSS. He created a fantastic presentation that focused on forestry as a career opportunity as well as the importance of managing one of Ontario’s greatest natural resources. He captured the students attention both in the classroom and on field trips. He took a bus load of students into forest plots where the students completed a tree inventory, collecting all of the metrics for a 25 acre plot. He also led them on a tour of a recently harvested location to highlight the process and identify key species. Jesse inspired two students to pursue forestry at post secondary education and gave all the students a true appreciation of the diverse tree species in our community. Jesse demonstrated himself as a true community partner, investing in our students.
“Lands and Forests Consulting have been helping us to abate the threat of fire suppression in tall-grass prairie habitat through prescribed burning in the Rice Lake Plains area for a decade. They have provided us with exceptional knowledge and professionalism that delivers on the ground results!”
~Val Deziel at the Nature Conservancy
I hired Lands and Forests Consulting to help me determine the best course for managing my woodlot. After a thorough assessment of the property, Jesse and his crew marked the bush, tendered the contract and supervised the logging to completion. Each step was carefully explained and professionally handled. I found these services to be especially helpful to an owner with limited experience dealing with a sizeable logging contract. I highly recommend the staff of Lands and Forests Consulting.Paul Scott
“This is an amazing team to work with, their attention to detail, hard working ethic is key to their success.”Amanda Scott
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