Forestry

Sustainable forest management, wildfire prevention and management, and forest tenure, trade and market access.

Services and information

Procedures, policies, enforcement and publications related to the management of Alberta's forests.

Alberta Forest Week is celebrated each year during the first full week in May.

Contacts for Forest Management and Wildfire area offices, including the Provincial Forest Fire Centre.

Information on forest and bioenergy products, markets and trade.

Alberta forests are sustained through regulation, continuous monitoring and control of forest insects and diseases, and gene conservation.

Forms related to forestry businesses.

Forest Management Planning Standard, directives, standard operating procedures, and other standards and guidelines.

The Centre offers a variety of programs and services including training, disaster reception, a museum and research partnerships.

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

Timber damage compensation on Crown land, billing rates, assessment tables, and resources on timber damage assessments.

Alberta government dues, rates and fees for the use of publicly-owned forest resources.

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

Information on fire bans, fire permits and wildfire hazards as well as wildfire prevention and response activities.

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