Sustainable forest management in Canada
Find out how forest ownership, laws, certification, management and planning support sustainable forest management in Canada.
Conservation and protection
Read about how Canada conserves and protects its forests through strict laws and science-based sustainable forest management practices.
Canada’s strict forest laws
Find out how Canada’s strong system of forest laws, monitoring and enforcement ensures sustainable forest management across the country.
Forest land ownership in Canada
About 94% of Canada’s forests are publicly owned. This ensures strong oversight of forest management activities. Learn more about public and private forest ownership in Canada.
Forest management planning
An approved forest management plan is required before any forestry operations occur on public land in Canada. Learn more about forest management planning in Canada.
Certification of Canada’s forests
Canada has the largest area of third-party-certified forests in the world. Read about how certification provides added assurance that a forest company operates legally and complies with sustainable forest management standards.