Forest and Wildlife Management

Responsible forest practices that are implemented today will help maximize the potential of your forest in the future. With support from a forestry professional, learn about your woodlot investment and the most appropriate management options you may consider. 

A sound forest management program will encourage a healthier future forest, enhance and diversify wildlife habitat, maintain the functionality of forest ecosystems, generate sustainable revenue and sequester carbon.

You can become part of the climate change solution by implementing a forestry program developed with assistance from a professional Forester.

Services include:
  • Individually tailored forest management education sessions to inform & guide your land-use intentions, identify constraints, increase your forest level awareness and provide professional advice based on actual conditions
  • Timber harvest and operational coordination
  • Contract and stumpage negotiations
  • Timber volume estimates
  • Tree marking and operational boundary line location
  • Access road location
  • Marketing of forest products
  • Silviculture services
  • Other services 

York River Forestry is committed to implementing world-class professional forest management. Our management programs are guided by relevant scientific principals, based on years of local experience and refined to encompass the complexity and variability found within your forest. 

Serving Eastern Ontario and the Ottawa Valley. Please contact us for consultation requests and/or inquiries. 

Log truck loading saw logs Loading sustainably harvested sawlogs, destined for a local processing facility
Harvesting equipment - buncher processor Modern, low impact harvesting equipment 
Harvesting equipment - forwarder

Red oak regeneration after forest fire (Bissett Creek Road, 2018 disturbance)

Forest Fire Pine Regeneration 

Tornado damage (Algonquin Park, 2021)

Group opening to release advanced sugar maple, red oak and white pine

 High-quality hardwood saw logs, products of a sustainable long-term managed forest

 Gypsy Moth Defoliation (July 2021)

 Tree Girdling - large red oak was girdled to release understory sugar maple. Falling this red oak would have resulted in heavy damage to the more desirable maple. Girdling was the best option in this scenario.
 Gypsy Moth Defoliation and Beech Bark Disease (July 2021)