NOTICE: On September 19, 2016 a selective wood cutting operation will begin on the parcel of land surrounding Henri Latreille Shelter (see picture) kindly refrain yourself from using the trails in that sector during the forestry operation. Everything will be done by November.
Thank you for your collaboration.Since 2000, the silvicultural management of the Larose Forest has been under the jurisdiction of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell. Prior to that, it was the responsibility of the Ontario Ministry of Natural
Twice a year, the United Counties proceed with three to four tenders to harvest wood lots.
Since taking ownership of the forest, the United Counties of Prescott and
Russell has obtained the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification
(FSC® C018800) through the Eastern Ontario Model Forest's Forest
Certification Program. The FSC® is an international, membership-based,
non-profit organization that supports environmentally appropriate,
socially beneficial, and economically viable forest management.
Harvesting Operations and Silvicultural Work
MW Miller Logging, Contract No.: 2012-02, 2012-02, 2013-03 & 2011-07
Guillaume Racine Contract No.: 2011-02
Lavern Heideman & Son Ltd., Contract No.: 2013-04
Protection and Development Plan
The Protection and Development Plan for the Larose Forest is a
statement of scientific, historical and cultural information created by
the Horizon Multiressource firm. This statement serves as a tool to
manage the Larose Forest so that it is done with respect for the environment and the residents' values.
Click here to consult the Protection and Development Plan.
Five-Year Operating Plan
The Five-Year Operating Plan covers the period from 2011 to 2015. This plan was created in partnership with South Nation Conservation.
20-Year Protection and Development Plan
The United Counties of Prescott and Russell are the owners of 10,944.7 ha (27,031.9 acres) of land, including forests and wetlands. The 20-Year
Development Plan aims to insure a clear orientation and
balance for the long-term management of this resource. This plan will serve as a management guide for forestry resources from
January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2028. This Plan was created in partnership
with South Nation Conservation.
Click here to consult the 20-Year Management Plan.
Click here to consult the additional Forest Management Function (Available in French only)