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Kestrel Forestry Consulting has a fully qualified staff, associates and equipment available for large and small consulting jobs. Qualifications include:
  • Registered Professional Foresters
  • Forestry Technicians and Technologists
  • MNR Managed Forest Plan Approver status (MFPA# 075)
  • MNR certified Tree Markers
  • MNR certified Butternut Health Assessor (#025)
  • Licensed Herbicide Applicator
  • Wide range of experience with industry, government and private landowners

We have been involved with several projects for Municipal and Provincial governments including:
  • Forest Conservation By-law administration, enforcement & education for:
    • Northumberland County
    • Haliburton County
    • Durham Region
  • Municipal Forest Management
    • 9000 acres of Victoria County Forest
    • 5000 acres of Northumberland County Forest
  • Facilitation of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification in partnership with E.O.M.F. (Eastern Ontario Model Forest)
  • Municipal Weed Inspections
  • Training Packages for Forest Managers and Tree Markers
  • Growth and Yield Plot Establishment and Audits
  • Hardwood Forest Health Surveys
  • Forest Insect and Disease Surveys and Assessments
  • Detailed Soil Surveys

Some projects completed for Private Industry include:
  • Forest Management Planning
  • Logging Damage Assessments
  • Permanent Growth Plot Establishment
  • Forestry Training
  • Quality Inspections
  • GPS surveying

Kestrel also provides expertise to Sir Sandford Fleming College in the School of Environmental and Natural Resources:
  • Forest Management Training to various groups
  • Training students in a wide variety of disciplines including: Earth Sciences, Resource Inventory, Wildlife, Dendrology, Integrated Resource Management, Soils, Ecosystem Classification, Forest Entomology & Pathology.
  • Course upgrades & improvements, conversion to web based materials.