The ‘Silviculture Development and Habitat Enhancement’ fund is a pilot project developed in co-operation between Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, the Cape Breton Privateland Partnership (CBPP), Port Hawkesbury Paper and the Association for Sustainable Forestry (ASF). The objective of the fund is to develop innovative and cost-effective mechanisms to:
1. Restore Acadian Forest characteristics
2. Improve forest health
3. Enhance wildlife habitat
4. Develop innovative forest management techniques
Funding is currently available to any CBPP woodlot member or contractor working on a member woodlot. A total of $94,000 in funding has been provided by the Department of Natural Resources for the project period. The funding will be jointly administered by ASF and CBPP, and individual applications will be approved through a committee made up of DNR, CBPP, PHP and ASF representatives. Supervision, monitoring and follow-up will be provided by CBPP.
Select here for an application that you can fill out and send to Shelly@CBWoodlots.org