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Forest Management in Algonquin Park

Forestry in Algonquin Park is managed by the Algonquin Forest Authority (AFA), a crown corporation which supplies forest products to manufacturing industries in the region and across southern Ontario. Forestry activities within the Park itself are associated with the planning, harvesting, renewal and maintenance of the forest resource based on an ecologically sustainable basis.


Algonquin Park Forest 2021-2031 Forest Management PlanAlgonquin Park Forest 2021-2031 Forest Management Plan

Review of Proposed Operations

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF), Algonquin Forest Authority (AFA) the Algonquin Park Local Citizens’ Committee (LCC) invite you to review and comment on the planned areas for harvest, renewal and tending operations for the 10-year period of the proposed 2021-2031 Forest Management Plan for the Algonquin Park Forest.

Comments on the review of proposed operations for the proposed Algonquin Park Forest Management Plan must be received by January 22, 2021. See the attached poster for complete details.


Algonquin Park Forest 2010-2021 Forest Management PlanAlgonquin Park Forest 2021-2031 Forest Management Plan

Notice of Approved Short-term Extension

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF), Algonquin Forestry Authority (AFA) and the Algonquin Park Local Citizen Committees (LCC) would like to advise you that a 3 month short-term Forest Management Plan (FMP) extension of the approved 2010 – 2021 FMP for the Algonquin Park Forest has been approved by the Regional Director. This FMP extension extends the period of the current FMP to June 30, 2021.


More About Forest Management in Algonquin Park

Discover the story of Algonquin Park logging from its earliest beginnings in the 1830s to the modern management practices of the present in the video "Loggers of Algonquin". After watching this video discover more by visiting the Algonquin Logging Museum.


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