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Forest Information Reference Encyclopedia
The Forest Information Reference Encyclopedia will take you from tree species to Forest Management Planning. This application will give you abroad understanding of forests in Ontario, highlight some key factors that make Ontario's forests some of the most sustainable in the world with a third-party certification system and diligent renewal practices; Ontario is putting wood to work for generations to come.
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Explore our interactive model that combines forest inventory (tree species, volumes, location) and the location of potential facility locations to estimate delivered fibre costs. The following application produces stand-specific values and delivered fibre costs at multiple scales (e.g. woodlands, watersheds, landscape units or tracts) to support screening of regional economic development opportunities. This fibre is representative of allocations within an approved forest management plan. Available volumes for development must be scoped with further investigation.
Explore demographic and market access information combined with regional infrastructure to familiarize yourself with relevant communities across Ontario. Business support mechanisms are also displayed in regional zones for investment assistance.
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demographic information change.
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The data presented on this site is representative of public data made available through the government of Ontario, the government of Canada and other notable contributors as referenced throughout the site. The information reported is based on modelled calculations and estimates, and should not be construed as actual or real. This hub was developed to promote economic development and investment opportunities in Ontario, and to provide investors with decision-support tools and information related to the province's forest resources.
Note: The wood supply estimates are derived from approved forest management plans. The delivered wood costs are based upon average harvest, administrative and transport costs using a generalized model. These data are presented to provide a starting point for investigation and verification by interested parties. No claims are made by CRIBE related to the accuracy of these estimates.
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