Public Summary 2015

The program is continuing to grow at a steady pace thanks to the voluntary efforts of our members.  We're looking forward to our 5 year re-certification audit at the end of September which means we'll have held the certificate for a decade come the new year.  Great job everyone!

Public Summary Document 2015


Carbon Credit Research

Our partner organization, Cape Breton Privateland Partnership (CBPP) has been fortunate to have Adrianna Sullivan as a summer student working on carbon credit research for the private woodlot sector.  Click here to see the article which ran in a number of regional papers.  Drop us a line if you would like to get your name behind this initiative.




Annual General Meeting Summary 2015

There was a great turnout in Antigonish for the 2015 AGM.  Thanks to all in attendance, great discussions.

Also, thank you to all who expressed regret in not being able to attend.  Your comments are appreciated and noted.

Click below to see the slideshow.  Brief notes below the slides summarize the discussion.

NSLFFPA AGM March, 2015 Presentation


Tax Status on Private Woodlots

A national report on taxation and incentive programs for private woodlot owners in Canada.  Interesting how Nova Scotia compares. Click on the link below to view.

The Taxation of Privately Owned Forest Land in Canada


2014 Audit Results

The 2014 annual certification audit report has been finalized, click here to view.

The 2013 findings were resolved successfully and no new findings were identified, which is fantastic news going forward.  The 2015 audit will mark our second 5 year recertification audit, designed to examine the entire program in detail.  Hard to believe 10 years have come and gone.  The success and longevity is attributed to the voluntary membership promoting responsible forest management.  Thanks to all!

Special thanks go out to those involved in the field portion of the audit.  Ten woodlots (6 on Cape Breton and 4 on the Eastern Mainland) were visited over 6 counties with a wide range of treatments viewed.  Those on site were especially impressed with the commercial thinnings.

Keep up the good work everyone!