Private Managed Forest Land Act

  • Establishes the Council, including its objectives, scope of operations, and authority
  • Establishes objectives for soil conservation, water quality, fish habitat, critical wildlife habitat, and reforestation
  • Provides procedures for private Managed Forest land application, withdrawal of management commitment, exit fees, annual declarations and local government restrictions with respect to land uses
Link to the Act

Private Managed Forest Land Council Regulation

  • Regulation made by the Managed Forest Council
  • Establishes owner requirements with regard to:
    • Administration
    • Soil conservation
    • Structures and activities near streams
    • Fish streams and water supply areas
    • Reforestation
    Link to the Regulation

Private Managed Forest Land Council Matters Regulation

  • Regulation made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council
  • Establishment of water quality objectives
  • Council review of requests with respect to administration and exit fees
  • Remediation orders
  • Offences
Link to the Regulation

Private Managed Forest Land Regulation

  • Regulation made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council
  • Determination of exit fees
  • Provisions for critical wildlife habitat, including appeals
  • SCHEDULE A: list of forest management activities with respect to restrictions on local government authority regarding land use
  • SCHEDULE B: Exit fee adjustment factors based on number of years property is assessed as Managed Forest
  • SCHEDULE C: list of species at risk with regard to establishment of critical wildlife habitat
  • Amendment December 2004 adds definition of ‘local government’
Link to the Regulation