We monitor the state of Canada’s forests to provide quality information on development activity and environmental impacts.
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(2004-07-21) This report accompanies the earlier GFWC report, Where Land and Waters Meet: Understanding and Protecting Riparian Areas in Canada's Forests (link under "Related stories" below). This newer report looks at riparian forest management standards across the country. It identifies many weaknesses in existing standards.
(2004-05-07) This GFWC product provides information on who the companies that process wood from Canada's forests are, where the forest product mills that process this wood are located, what kinds of products are produced, and what the production levels are like. To our knowledge at the time of publication, the dataset we compiled for this report represented the only existing spatial dataset of forest product mills that included all types of mills. (Note: the dataset that previously accompanied this report is no longer available as it is too outdated to be considered accurate/useful.)
(2004-04-05) This collection of maps and report provide information on how rights to log public forests are allocated to private companies across the country. Corporate consolidation in the forestry sector has led to larger and larger companies controlling more and more areas of publicly owned forest. (Note: the dataset that previously accompanied this report is no longer available as it is too outdated to be considered accurate/useful.)
(2003-09-15) Global Forest Watch Canada's first major intact landscapes publication. The project used satellite imagery to identify Canada's remaining large intact forest landscapes. (Note: The dataset that previously accompanied this report is no longer available as it has been replaced by a newer iteration of GFWC's intact forests data layer.)