The Forest File
News and Information about Forest Management Planning in Northeastern Ontario

Published Quarterly by Northwatch



Forest File, Issue # 16
Winter 2007/2008 (pdf)
"Streamlining" the Forest Management Planning Process
New Minister of Natural Resources
LCC Snapshot: Spanish Forest Local Citizens Committee
Northeastern Ontario Forest Management Plans in Preparation for Approval in 2008, 2009 and 2010
Conversion of Sustainable Forest Licenses to Cooperative Licenses Under Consideration
Forest File, Issue # 15
April 2007 (pdf)
Special Report of Environmental Commissioner Focuses on MNR Funding Shortfalls
New Regional Director for Northeastern Ontario
LCC Snapshot: Cochrane Local Citizens Committee
Northeastern Ontario Forest Management Plans iin Preparation for Approval in 2008 and 2009
Bioprospecting in Northern Ontario
CLUAH Website Now On-line
Forest Project Report on Wood Supply
Forest File, Issue # 14
December  2006 (pdf)
Crown Lands Roads Manual Under Development
Species at Risk Legisation - Comment by January 22
LCC Snapshot: Magpie Forest Co-Management Committee
Workshop on Long Term Management Directions for the Nighthawk Forest
Hearst to Host Conference on Sustainability, April 13-1`4 2006
Land Use "Harmonization" Focus of Wawa Initiative
Forest Management Planning Schedule

Forest File, Issue # 13
September  2006 (pdf)
New Set of Guidelines Under Development for Ontario Forest Management
Forest Certification May Become Condition of License
LCC Snapshot: Hearst Local Citizens Committee
Workshops on Long Term Management Direction for the Nighthawk Forest
Where Land and Water Meet
Forest Management Planning Schedule

Forest File, Issue # 12
June 2006 (pdf)
Symposium on Herbicide Use in Forest Management
Ontario Species at Risk Legislation Under Review
Revisions to Forest Management Osprey Guidelines
Forest Project Welcomes New Team Member for Sault Ste. Marie, Wawa and Chapleau Districts
Forest Project Offers Local Workshop Series Across Northeast
Forest Management Planning Schedule
Forest File, Issue # 11
February 2006 (pdf)
Crown Forest Sustainability Act Changes will Give Minister New Powers to Amend Forest Licenses 
New Planning Initiative for Wawa District
LCC Snapshot: Nagagami Forest Co-Management Committee
The LCC Next Door
On-Line Forum on Forest Management
Lake Abitibi Model Forest Develops New Socio-Economic Model
Forest File, Issue # 10
November, 2005 (pdf)
Disentanglement Excercise to Resolve Overlaps Between Mining and Protected Areas
New Protected Areas Act
LCC Snapshot: Manitouwadge Public Consultation Committee
First Nation Task Teams and Advisory Committees Launched
Fire in the Forest - Prescribed Burns Help Ecology
Updated Planning Schedule
Forest File, Issue # 9
June, 2005 (pdf)
Forest Sector Competitiveness Report Draws Mixed Reviews
MNR Announces Biodiversity Council
LCC Snapshot: Nipissing Local Citizens Committees
Salamanders - sensitive, secretive indicators of forest health
Reflections from the Chapleau Workshop
Intensive Forest Management Research Underway in Northeast
Updated Planning Schedule
Forest File, Issue # 8
February, 2005 (pdf)

Biodiversity Strategy Under Development for Ontario
MNR Drops Proposed Wood Supply Amendment
LCC Snapshot: White River Area Co-Management Committee
Proposed Management Strategy for Ontario Wolves
Forestry by the numbers - Northwatch Holds Workshop on Forest Modeling
Independent Forest Audits - A Check on the Forest Management Planning System
Updated Planning Schedule

Forest File, Issue # 7
October  2004 (pdf)
Revised Forest Management Planning Manual Released
MNR Drops Requirement for Sustainable Wood Supply
LCC Snapshot: Timmins Local Citizens' Committee
Forestry by Numbers: November 26 Workshop on the Use of Computer Models in Forest Management Planning
Updated Planning Schedule

Forest File, Issue # 6
July  2004 (pdf)
Intensive Forest Management - Five Years After the Forest Accord
New Forest Management Planning Manual to be Released September 1 
LCC Snapshot: Wawa and Sault LCC's Working Together on Algoma Forest 
April Workshop on Ecological Objectives a Success 
Summer Workshop Tour August 16-25
Campers' Association Opposed to Herbicide Spraying Takes on Alternative Approach
Forest File, Issue # 5
April  2004 (pdf)
Provincial Wood Supply Strategy Predicts Impending Shortages 
RAC Looking at Access Issues 
LCC Snapshot: Temagami Local Citizens' Committee 
Crown Land Use Atlas Provides On-line Access to Land Use Policies
Proposed Amendmment to the Temagami Land Use Plan - Comment Period Ends  May 2
Forest Certification - Who is Doing What?
Forest File, Issue # 4
January  2004 (pdf)
FOREST MANAGEMENT PLANNING MANUAL REVISION UNDERWAY
ROADS AND WATER CROSSING REPORT RELEASED
LCC SNAPSHOT: KAPUSKASING LOCAL CITIZENS' COMMITTEE
FOREST MANAGEMENT PLANS UNDER PREPARATION FOR 2004, 2005 AND 2006
FSC ASSESSMENT UNDERWAY FOR CERTIFICATION OF ROMEO MALETTE AND SMOOTH ROCK FALLS FORESTS
CSA CERTIFICATION BEING SOUGHT FOR IROQUOIS FALLS AND NIGHTHAWK FORESTS
RECOVERY STRATEGY FOR ONTARIO'S WOODLAND CARIBOU
Forest File, Issue # 3
September 2003 (pdf)
REGIONAL LCC MEETING LOOKS AT ACCESS ISSUES IN FOREST MANAGEMENT
NEW FOREST MANAGEMENT EA ORDER
WATER MANAGEMENT PLANNING MOVING AHEAD FOR NORTHEASTERN RIVERS
NORTHEASTERN ONTARIO FOREST MANAGEMENT PLANS IN PREPARATION FOR 2004 & 2005
NON-TIMBER FOREST PRODUCTS - PUTTING MORE TO WORK IN THE WOODS
FOREST MANAGEMENT PLANNING MANUAL REVISION
Forest File, Issue # 2
May 2003 (pdf)
Further Revamping of Forest Mangement Rules by MOE
MNR Finalizes Old Growth Policy
LCC Snapshot: The North Shore's Resources Management Advisory Ctee
Forest Management Planning Schedule
Calendar of Upcoming Events
Biodiversity Conservation Workshop Held in Sault Ste. Marie
Resource Stewarship Agreements and Forest Mangement Planning
Forest File Issue # 1
February 2003 (pdf)
Timber EA Moving Ahead
Northwatch Project to Support Forest Planning
MNR Launches Crown Land Use Atlas
Forest Management Planning Schedule
Calendar of Upcoming Events
Planning Underway for Algoma Headwaters Signature Site
MNR Releases "State of the Forest Report"