One of Council’s administrative roles is to collect information on the forest management activities of Managed Forest Owners. Owners are required, by the Private Managed Forest Land Act, to submit an Annual Declaration each year that summarizes their forest management activities for the previous year.
The Annual Declaration Form is mailed to owners in February each year and is due by May 1.
The Annual Declaration includes information on:
- Harvesting: area and volume
- Destroyed Timber (for example due to wildfire, insect attack): area and cause
- Roads: length of construction and deactivation
- Reforestation: area of stands that are restocked or successfully regenerated
Owners do not need to report Harvested Timber when the annual volume is less than 20 cubic metres, is not removed from the property, and does not result in the creation of an opening equal to or greater than 1 hectare.
Download the Form in fillable pdf format: