: FORESTS & CLEAN WATER
: Sustainable forestry & dens
Sustainable forest management conserves wildlife dens.
: Forestry & Beavers
Sustainable forest management improves beaver habitat.
: Forestry & Bats
Sustainable forest management conserves bat habitat.
: Forestry & Moose
Sustainable forest management protects moose habitat.
: Sustainable forestry maintains nesting sites
Sustainable forest management maintains & enhances special habitat features, such as nesting sites. #ItTakesAForest
: Sustainable Forestry Maintains Habitat Features
Sustainable forest management maintains & enhances groundwater recharge areas, as they maintain flow rates through brook trout spawning sites.
: Sustainable forestry conserves aquatic habitats
Lakes, ponds, rivers, streams, wetlands, & shoreline support ~100 species of fish, 200+ species of birds, mammals, reptiles & amphibians, & 1000’s of species of inverts & plants. Sustainable forest mgmt ensures maintenance of various ecological functions of aquatic ecosystems!
: Sustainable forestry conserves biodiversity
Sustainable forest management conserves biodiversity by undertaking an ecosystem-based approach across the landscape while maintaining & enhancing important habitat features at the local level, such as bird nests.
: Forestry & Important Habitat Features
Foresters are trained to identify important habitat features, like stick nests, cavities, and mast trees.
: Forestry & Critical Environment Areas
Forest management planning ensures critical areas are maintained.
: Forestry & Habitat Diversity
Sustainable forest management supports habitat diversity.
: Canada Leads the World in Forest Certification
Canada is home to 36% of the world’s certified forests.
: Forestry balances economy & environment
Sustainable forestry balances the economy and the environment.
: World Environment Day 2020
This World Environment Day, it’s time for forests.
: Sustainable alternative
Forest products are a sustainable alternative to non-renewable materials.
: Re-Seeding Hairlines
Learn how to grow your own grass AND create some fun friends.
: H2O GO!
Ever wonder how water moves from a tree’s roots to its branches? Find out how in this absorbing activity!
: Tree Identification Handouts
Tree identification information for 18 of Ontario’s most common tree species.
: Forest Scavenger Hunt
Through this activity, we’re going to identify and learn about some of the different features that help make up forests by walking around our neighbourhood.
: Healthy forests = healthy ecosystems
Healthy forests support healthy ecosystems
: Forests lock up carbon
Sustainably managed forests and forest products lock up carbon.
: Soil Quality
Healthy forests support soil quality.