Forest tenure

Plans, management, compliance and statistics related to the protection, conservation and sustainable management of forests.


Harvesting rights in Alberta are granted through 3 forest tenure systems.

How forest management agreements work, including the list of current Alberta agreement holders and related documents.

A timber quota is a form of tenure that provides a long term and sustainable timber supply to Alberta’s forest industry.

How to get a non-commercial tree cutting permit, and rules and maps for harvesting firewood, transplants and Christmas trees.