Resources for Woodland Owners

The County of Dufferin does not provide forestry extension services, but we hope that these resources will assist you in learning about and managing your woodland.

mixedwood forest

Associations

Ontario Woodlot Association

Forests Ontario

 

Afforestation/Reforestation

Credit Valley Conservation

Grand River Conservation Authority

Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

Forests Ontario – 50 Million Tree Program

 

Woodland Management

Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program

Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program Plan Approvers

Ontario Professional Foresters Association Forestry Consultants

 

Arborists

International Society of Arboriculture – Ontario Chapter

www.treesaregood.org/findanarborist 

 

Tree and Shrub Identification

Click here for a list of field guides.

https://www.ontariotrees.com/

https://www.eomf.on.ca/media/k2/attachments/Tree_Identification.pdf

https://www.uoguelph.ca/arboretum/thingstosee/trees

iNaturalist

 

Plant Identification (focused on woodland plants)

Click here for a list of field guides.

http://ontariowildflowers.com/

http://ontarioferns.com/

http://ontariograsses.com/

iNaturalist

 

Invasive Species

Invasive Species Centre

Ontario's Invading Species Awareness Program

Ontario Invasive Plant Council

EDDMapS Invasive Species Reporting Tool

 

Selected Pests & Diseases

Asian Long-Horned Beetle

Butternut Canker

Beech Bark Disease

Beech Leaf Disease

Dutch Elm Disease

Emerald Ash Borer

Fall Webworm

Forest Tent Caterpillar

    Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

    Oak Wilt

    Spongy Moth (formerly known as European Gypsy Moth)

    Spotted Lanternfly

    White Pine Blister Rust

     

    Wild Pigs

     

    Jumping Worms

     

    Selected Invasive Plants

    Dog-Strangling Vine

    European Buckthorn

    Garlic Mustard

    Giant Hogweed

    Japanese Knotweed

    Phragmites

    Purple Loosestrife

    Wild Parsnip

     

    Forests and Human Health

    Poison Ivy

    Giant Hogweed

    Wild Parsnip

    Ticks and Lyme Disease

    Mosquitoes and West Nile Virus

    Forest Bathing

     

    If you have suggestions for additions to this list, please email us.