Forests, Forestry, and Wood Products

Shareable: Innovation in Forestry

#ItTakesAForest to grow innovative solutions.

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Shareable: Forestry & Important Habitat Features

Foresters are trained to identify important habitat features, like stick nests, cavities, and mast trees.

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Shareable: Forestry & Critical Environment Areas

Forest management planning ensures critical areas are maintained.

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Shareable: Forestry & Habitat Diversity

Sustainable forest management supports habitat diversity.

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Shareable: Canada Leads the World in Forest Certification

Canada is home to 36% of the world’s certified forests.

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Shareable: Forestry Emulates Natural Disturbances

Sustainable forest management practices emulate natural disturbances, such as windstorms, pests, and wildfire.

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Shareable: Forestry Activities Include Monitoring & Reporting

Monitoring and reporting ensure accountability in Ontario’s forest management.

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Shareable: COVID-19: Essential Products from an Essential Sector

Canadian forests and their sustainable management ensure a steady supply of essential products, such as surgical masks and gowns, disinfectant wipes, and toilet paper.

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Shareable: Renewal of Forested Areas is Required by Law

For every tree harvested in Ontario, multiple new trees take root.

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Shareable: Forest Management Plans

a 10-year Forest Management Plan takes 2.5 years to develop.

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Shareable: Strict Regulations Govern Ontario’s Forestry Activities

Ontario’s Crown Forest Sustainability Act ensures all forest values are considered during forestry planning and operations.

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Shareable: COVID-19: Canadian Solutions to a Global Crisis

Canadian forest products help supply essential products & personal protective equipment.

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Shareable: Forestry balances economy & environment

Sustainable forestry balances the economy and the environment.

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Shareable: Carbon sequestration

50% of an 80-year-old tree is made up of carbon.

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Shareable: Sustainable alternative

Forest products are a sustainable alternative to non-renewable materials.

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Shareable: Forest sector employment

1 out of every 100 Ontarians is employed by the forest sector.

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: X Marks the Spot

Gather round, swashbucklers! In this activity, we are going to make ye ol’ treasure maps, from pulp to paper to plunder!

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: Foraged Frames

In this picture-perfect art project, we’ll create wooden frames from scavenged supplies.

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: Find-A-Forest-Product

In this game, you’ll comb through your house for forest products, allowing you to get a better idea of some of the different ways this renewable resource benefits your day-to-day life.

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Shareable: Forests lock up carbon

Sustainably managed forests and forest products lock up carbon.

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Shareable: Wood the Better Builder: It’s Green!

Wood is our greenest building material.

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Shareable: Wood the Better Builder: Productivity

Exposed wood in the workplace improves productivity and concentration.

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Shareable: Wood the Better Builder: Natural Insulator

Wood is a natural insulator.

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Shareable: Wood the Better Builder: Quick & Quiet

Building with wood is quick and quiet.

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Shareable: Wood the Better Builder: Energy Efficient

Wood uses less energy to manufacture than alternative building materials.

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Shareable: Ontario Homes

Every year, Ontario grows enough wood to build over 500,000 homes.

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Shareable: Stadium

It takes 18 days for Ontario to grow enough wood to fill Toronto’s largest sports stadium.

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Shareable: Earth Day Fact

Ontario is home to over 85 billion trees.

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Shareable: Earth Day Fact

Ontario is home to over 85 billion trees.

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Shareable: Earth Day Fact

There are 85 billion trees in Ontario.

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Factsheet: Fighting Climate Change

Fighting Climate Change with Forests and Wood Factsheet

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Video: Jennifer Rong

It takes a forest to bring ideas to life.

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Shareable: Ontario Forests

Less than 0.5% of Ontario Forests are harvested each year.

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Video: Jennifer Rong (Trailer)

It takes a forest to bring ideas to life.

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Video: Virgina de Carle (Trailer)

It takes a forest to sustain life.

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Video: Virgina de Carle

It takes a forest to sustain life.

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Postcard: Wildlife

Sustainable forestry helps wildlife thrive.

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Postcard: Wood Products

Wood products help fight climate change.

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