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Forest industry in Northwestern Ontario

Lang, Peter.

Forest industry in Northwestern Ontario

a socio-economic study from a social planning perspective

by Lang, Peter.

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Published by Lakehead Social Planning Council in Thunder Bay, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forests and forestry -- Economic aspects -- Ontario,
  • Forests and forestry -- Social aspects -- Ontario

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLakehead Social Planning Council.
    ContributionsKushnier, Jack., Lakehead Social Planning Council
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD"9764"C4""L25"1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 54 p. :
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21624191M

      Mr. McLarty is a Registered Professional Forester from Northwestern Ontario with more than 15 years of experience in the forest industry. He was most recently the Timberlands Manager for Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation, where he managed fiber procurement and forestland and the company's forest seedling nursery. Beavers impact on forest and industry 'dam' complicated come after an Alberta mining company was fined $1, for destroying a dam near Savant Lake in northwestern Ontario. His latest book. FOR TIMBER PRODUCTION FOR NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO: The Present And The Future W. D. Towill, P. Elkie, and R. G. White 1 ABSTRACT.—In order to facilitate strategic forest land use planning at both a broad regional and individual forest landscape scale, a mapped prime land classification (a.k.a.   MONTREAL - Resolute Forest Products announced $40 million in investments at its Northwestern Ontario operations, in addition to $ million in major maintenance and the creation of 25 new jobs.


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Forest industry in Northwestern Ontario by Lang, Peter. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Northwestern Ontario's vast forests have Forest industry in Northwestern Ontario book an enormous regional enterprise based on region's forest products are valued at more than $3 billion a year and the industry provides more t jobs. The most valuable forest product by sales is wood pulp, produced by five mills (Weyerhauser in Dryden, Bowater in Thunder Bay, Norampac in Red.

Forestry company sends PPE supplies to hospitals, EMS workers across northeastern Ontario AM Read more > Canadian forestry industry bracing for 'brutal' Municipality argues non-compete agreement scuttles plans to attract new forestry manufacturers to mill site PM Read more > Book details early North Shore logging industry.

White River Forest Products (WRFPL) is a private corporation that owns and operates a sawmill and Sustainable Forest License (SFL) located in Northwestern Ontario located at White River, Ontario.

Ben Hokum & Son Ltd. "Established inBen Hokum & Son Limited has grown to become one of Eastern Ontario's largest lumber producers. The company. Northwestern Ontario Forest - Virtual Zoo: Common Bird Species Click on thumbnailed images for a larger picture and descriptions.

Field Guide to the Forest Ecosystem Classification for Northwestern Ontario [R. Sims et al] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A great deal of his work deals with logging, appropriate for a man who worked most of his life for various forest Forest industry in Northwestern Ontario book giants in Northwestern Ontario, especially the Great Lakes Paper Company where he was employed from to his retirement in His introduction to the industry, however, was unique as these paintings illustrate.

The sedimentary rocks of the south are also the site of Ontario's oil and gas industry. Services industry. Although Ontario is a manufacturing powerhouse, the services sector is the largest part of Ontario's economy.

It employs 79% (or million people) of the province and makes up % of the province’s economy. Forests Ontario Taking Applications for Flagship Tree Planting Program Posted: December 4, The 50 MTP is a large-scale tree planting program for land and property owners with the goal of increasing forest cover in Ontario.

It provides professional technical assistance as well as financial assistance to plant trees. Get this from a library. Timber wolves: greed and corruption in Northwestern Ontario's timber industry, [J P Bertrand; Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society.] -- The fascinating story of the pioneer loggers, pulpwood operators, timber speculators and mill promoters, many of whom the author knew first hand.

Their devices to obtain exportable pulpwood, without. Ontario is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. Located in Central Canada, it is Canada's most populous province, with percent of the country's population, and is the second-largest province in total area.

Ontario is fourth-largest jurisdiction in total area when the territories of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut are l: Toronto. WSN’s Field Consultants and Ergonomic/Health Specialists are located across Ontario, and have an in-depth understanding of hazards associated with the forestry industry.

We know how to help you identify, assess and control your hazards, and we have the expertise to help your company achieve a vision of every worker, home safe and healthy.

Site index for jack pine, black spruce and trembling aspen was found to be poorly related to soil types described in the Northwestern Ontario Forest Ecosystem Classification (NWO FEC).

Statistical analyses showed that average site indices for most soil types and groupings of soil types were not significantly different from each other. Site index varies greatly within Cited by: The need for Northwestern Ontario forest sector businesses to focus on the value-added aspect of manufacturing has never been greater in the wake of the economic impacts we have suffered with the closure of so many primary forest producers - in an.

Thunder Bay is a city in, and the seat of, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario with a population ofas of the Canada Census, and the second most populous in Northern Ontario after Greater d on Lake Superior, the census metropolitan area of Thunder Bay has a population ofDistrict: Thunder Bay District.

The first, which can help to mitigate the effects of fragmentation, is that the “sea” surrounding old-growth forest islands is not uniformly hostile.

There are bound to be differences in colonization rates between two old-growth islands separated by an area of mature second-growth forest, and two such islands separated by a clearcut, or a. Innovation is another positive for Northwestern Ontario. There is a huge opportunity because of the move away from the fossil fuel based economy and more environmentally friendly products.

The changes in forest tenure policy created the potential for significant change in forest governance in northwestern Ontario. ‘Business as usual’ was changing, giving the opportunity to reconsider resource relationships and partnership opportunities in the region (Robson et al.,Zurba and Trimble,Robson et al.,Zurba, ).Cited by: 7.

Forest sector transformation. Forest product markets are cyclical, experiencing significant ups and downs over the economic cycle.

This constant state of shifting circumstances creates both challenges and opportunities. In recent years, Canada’s forest industry has undergone an especially deep cyclical decline, coupled with structural changes in world markets.

The forest losses claimed in the study, then, should not be extrapolated to the whole of Ontario, and especially not to those areas that already have an existing road network. It is true, however, that many of these landing areas in Ontario are not in great shape, as the league points out. What makes up the northwestern forest ecozone.

The area designated the northwestern forest ecozone for this virtual exhibit runs from the Alaska Peninsula down the coast to northern California. Inland it includes the southern region of the Yukon, most of British Columbia and the section of the Rockies that lies in Alberta.

The two ranges in northwestern Ontario subject of the petition. The focus of the petition is two population ranges, Churchill and Brightsand, which face particularly grave circumstances. A biological review conducted by the groups shows boreal caribou critical habitat degradation has worsened in these two ranges since Ken Buchanan, Chairman of Buchanan Forest Products, stated, "the acquisition should improve the present state of the forest industry in Northern and Northwestern Ontario and remove the uncertainty that currently hangs over the communities connected with the forest industry.".

The downturn in the forest industry in northwestern Ontario has also been a major challenge facing the implementation of the Whitefeather Forest management plan. In spite of the difficulty in implementation, this plan is significant because it provides the potential for economic improvement for Pikangikum First Nation as well as a framework for.

Forest fire smoke in northwestern Ontario prompts evacuation of First Nation Open this photo in gallery: A forest fire burns near Nibinamik, Ont. in a handout photo from the Ontario Ministry of Author: Salmaan Farooqui.

Get this from a library. The land between: Northwestern Ontario resource development, to the s. [W R Wightman; Nancy M Wightman] -- Robert and Nancy Wightman correct our vision of northwestern Ontario. Drawing on years of extensive field and archival research, the Wightmans brings to light a distinct regional identity and unique.

Logging Scars Trip Report and Project Preview. Posted by Trevor Hesselink on November 8, This summer I drove, biked and hiked thousands of kilometres of dusty logging roads in northwestern Ontario, camping in the heart of Canada’s boreal forest.

I was there to visit old clearcuts – areas of forest where industrial logging has occurred. Pulp Friction: Communities and the Forest Industry in a Global Perspective () Ronald N.

Harpelle and Michel S. Beaulieu (eds) Celluloid Dreams: An Illustrated History of Early Film at the Lakehead, () Michel S. Beaulieu. Winner of the Gertrude H.

Dyke Award for best popular book on the history of Northwestern Ontario. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

First Nations and industry collaboration for forest governance in northwestern Ontario, Canada Melanie Zurbaa,⁎, Alan P. Diduckb, A. John Sinclaira a Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba, Canada b Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences, University of Winnipeg, Canada article info abstract Article history: Received 11 September Winter Camping The boreal forest of Woodland Caribou Provincial Park provides the perfect winter landscape, rich in wildlife, fish, and opportunities for exploring dynamic Canadian terrain.

Red Lake Outfitters is northwestern Ontario’s premier winter trekking outfitter. Our complete winter camping package includes. Consequences of Emulating Natural Forest Disturbance: A Canadian Forest Industry Perspective, by Daryll Hebert An Economic Perspective on "Emulation" Forestry and a Case Study on Woodland Caribou--Wood Production Trade-offs in Northern Ontario, by Daniel McKenney, Al Mussel, and Glenn Fox.

Over million hectares of boreal forest straddling the Ontario-Manitoba boundary could be designated a world heritage site by the United Nations in July. The proposed Pimachiowin Aski site encompasses land surrounding Pikangikum First Nation and stretches as far west as Lake Winnipeg.

The recognition would represent “a very important. Field guide to the forest ecosystem classification for northwestern Ontario. Sims, R.A.; Towill, W.D.; Baldwin, K.A.; Wickware, G.M. Canadian Forestry Service. Elk herds that were reintroduced to northwestern Ontario nearly 20 years ago have started to spread out and claim new territory, according to a retired wildlife biologist who continues to study the animals.

Bruce Ranta was part of the team that brought elk. History: Dewhurst Insurance has been a trusted company in Northwestern Ontario for decades. Dilico Ojibway Child & Family Services Description of Services: Dilico Anishinabek Family Care provides a range of responsive individual, family and community programs and services for the complete life journey of all Anishinabek people.

Active Fires in Northwestern Ontario THUNDER BAY – There were 10 confirmed new fires by the afternoon of August 15 in the Northwest Region and 13 new fires confirmed by day’s end on August There are active fires in the NWR in various states of suppression as of August 15th.

One fire [ ]Author: Netnewsledger. Ontario is a world leader in sustainable forest practices. There are strict laws regarding the regeneration and monitoring of Ontario’s Crown forests. The land mass already protected in Ontario. Canada is rich in forest resources.

Science-based management practices can help sustain these resources. Find current lumber prices and other economic data about Canada's forest industry, plus information about how the industry is transforming.

Learn how natural disturbances such as forest fires, insects and diseases help forests stay healthy. Forest Management Considerations for Wolverine Populations in Ontario 3 large areas and may remain essentially nomadic for a number of years (Inman et al.

Use of Logged and Burned Habitats Home range polygons of the wolverines in the Ontario study area encompassed both logged and unlogged Size: 67KB. With a forest as their backdrop, children are encouraged to take risks while learning the same things they would in a traditional classroom setting.

Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan travels to the Ottawa Forest and Nature School to learn about the benefits of being outdoors.

Most Canadians find it hard to believe that the forest industry is responsible for only a tiny fraction of Canada’s deforestation. And that Canada has one of the lowest deforestation rates in the world (%).

The widespread public confusion springs partly from the definition of the word itself in international agreements.D&J Logging Ltd. Kabi Lake Forest Products Don or Judy Wilson, Owners Box Lot Hwy White River, ON P0M 3G0 Phone: Wyatt Pawluk, Proprietor White River Industrial Park White.