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									                            LIST OF STRATEGIC DIRECTION, COMMITMENTS,
               LEGISLATION, PROGRAM POLICIES, STRATEGIES, DIRECTIVES & PROCEDURES
                                              Provided as a Source of Background Information for Planning Teams
                                                                                                                                                                                   as of May 21, 2004


                             Document                                                   Notes                                                How to Obtain a Copy

      (NOTE: This is not a complete list, refer to web sites under
      how to obtain a copy for other related documents)



1.0 MNR Strategic Direction

                                                                     Referred to in MNR Statement of Environmental
                                                                     Values and Forest Management Planning
                                                                                                                   Electronic copy available at MNR Forest Management Branch web site:
1.1   Direction '90s, 1991                                           Manual. Direction '90s…Moving Ahead 1995
                                                                                                                   http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/fmb/fmbhome.cfm
                                                                     was an update of this document. Beyond 2000
                                                                     is the most recent direction.

                                                                     Update of Direction '90s. Beyond 2000 is the      Electronic copy available at MNR Forest Management Branch web site:
1.2   Direction '90s … Moving Ahead 1995, 1994
                                                                     most recent direction.                            http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/fmb/fmbhome.cfm


                                                                     Most recent direction applicable to Forest     Electronic copy available at MNR Forest Management Branch web site:
1.3   Beyond 2000, 2000                                              Management Plans and for use in preparation of http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/fmb/fmbhome.cfm; electronic copy
                                                                     SEV Briefing Notes (refer to #10.31).          also available at: http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/MNR/pubs


                                                                     MNR SEV is required under the Environmental       Electronic copy available at MNR Forest Management Branch web site:
1.4   MNR Statement of Environmental Values, 1995                    Bill of Rights. For information about preparing   http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/fmb/fmbhome.cfm and Internet
                                                                     SEV Briefing Notes refer to #10.31                website: http://www.ene.gov.on.ca/envision/env_reg/er/registry.htm

                                                                                                                       Electronic copy available at web site:http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca.
                                                                                                                       Located in Appendix IV of the Forest Management Planning Manual for Ontario's
1.5   Policy Framework for Sustainable Forests, 1994
                                                                                                                       Crown Forests; Natural Resources Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-
                                                                                                                       800-667-1940, FAX: 705-755-1677.


2.0 Commitments
                                                                     Canadian framework to criteria and indicators to
      Defining Sustainable Forest Management: A Canadian             guide forest sustainable development.            Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Ottawa, 613-947-7341,
2.1   Approach to Criteria and Indicators, 1995                      Developed by the Canadian Council of Forest      FAX: 613-947-7396, E-Mail: LRobert@NRCan.gc.ca. ISNB 1-896408-04-4
                                                                     Ministers.

                                                                                                                       Biodiversity Convention Office, Environment Canada, 351 St. Joseph Bld, Hull,
      Canadian Biodiversity Strategy - Canada's Response to the
2.2   Convention on Biological Diversity, 1995
                                                                     Canadian Council of Forest Ministers              Quebec, K1A 0H3. Internet Website (http://www.cciw.ca/eman-
                                                                                                                       temp/reports/intro.html)




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                           Document                                                  Notes                                                  How to Obtain a Copy

                                                                  Update of previous strategy: The National          National Forest Strategy Coalition, 8th Floor, 580 Booth Street Ottawa, Ontario
      National Forest Strategy 2003-2008 - A Sustainable Forest -
2.3   The Canadian Commitment
                                                                  Forest Strategy (1998-2003) - Sustainable          K1A 0E4, 613-947-9087, FAX 613-947-9038; e-mail: nfsc@forest.ca; website:
                                                                  Forests: A Canadian Commitment.                    http://nfsc.forest.ca

                                                                  Signed by representatives from government,
                                                                  industry, Aboriginal people, environmental
                                                                  groups, private woodlot owners and other non-      Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Ottawa, 613-947-7341,
2.4   Canada Forest Accord 2003-2008
                                                                  government organizations to affirm                 FAX: 613-947-7396; Internet Website (http://nfsc.forest.ca/accord.html).
                                                                  commitments to the 2003 National Strategy
                                                                  (2003-2008).


                                                                  This document is not government policy.
                                                                  Commitments by members of the Forest
                                                                  Industry, the Partnership for Public Lands (as
                                                                  represented by the World Wildlife Fund, the
                                                                  Federation of Ontario Naturalists and the          MNR Intranet Website
      1999 Ontario Forest Accord - "A Foundation for Progress",   Wildlands League) and the Ministry of Natural      (http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/ppcb/landusecoordination/OLLImple
2.5   1999                                                        Resources. Outlines 31 commitments identified      mentation.cfm), go to the planning policies link. Internet Website
                                                                  as elements of a mutually acceptable approach      (http://www.ontarioslivinglegacy.com)
                                                                  to the establishment of parks and protected
                                                                  areas in the Lands for Life planning area, while
                                                                  also considering the needs of the forest
                                                                  industry.



3.0 Legislation and Regulations (this is not a complete list, the web site under how to obtain a copy lists other legislation)

                                                                                                                     Electronic copy available at web site:http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca.
3.1   Crown Forest Sustainability Act, 1994                       Amendments 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001                  Publications Ontario, Toronto, 1-800-668-9938 (or 416-326-5300), FAX: 416-326-
                                                                                                                     5317.

                                                                                                                     Electronic copy available at web site:http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca.
3.2   Crown Forest Sustainability Act: Regulation 167/95, 1995    Amendments 452/96, 448/97, 283/00, 120/01          Publications Ontario, Toronto, 1-800-668-9938 (or 416-326-5300), FAX: 416-326-
                                                                                                                     5317.

                                                                  Forestry Act, 1990 (except section 3), Forest
                                                                  Tree Pest Control Act, 1990, Woodlands
                                                                                                                   Electronic copy available at web site:http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca.
                                                                  Improvement Act, 1990 and Trees Act, 1990
3.3   Forestry Act, 1990
                                                                  were consolidated under one piece of legislation
                                                                                                                   Publications Ontario, Toronto, 1-800-668-9938 (or 416-326-5300), FAX: 416-326-
                                                                                                                   5317.
                                                                  (Bill 25, 1998). Further amendments 1998,
                                                                  2000, 2002

                                                                                                                     Electronic copy available at web site:http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca.
3.4   Algonquin Forestry Authority Act, 1990                      Amendments 1994, 2002                              Publications Ontario, Toronto, 1-800-668-9938 (or 416-326-5300), FAX: 416-326-
                                                                                                                     5317.




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                            Document                                                Notes                                                How to Obtain a Copy

      Decision of the Environmental Assessment Board EA-87-02:
      Reasons for Decision and Decision - Class Environmental                                                     Electronic copy available at web site:http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca. Forest
                                                               Replaced by EA Declaration Order - refer to
3.5   Assessment by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
                                                               #3.8.
                                                                                                                  Management Branch - Forest Management Planning Section, Sault Ste. Marie,
      for Timber Management on Crown Lands in Ontario (115                                                        705-945-6730, FAX: 705-945-6711.
      terms and conditions), 1994)


                                                                 Amendments 1997. A complete list of
                                                                 vulnerable, threatened, endangered, extirpated   Electronic copy available at web site:http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca.
3.6   Endangered Species Act, 1990                               and extinct species can be found on MNR          Publications Ontario, Toronto, 1-800-668-9938 (or 416-326-5300), FAX: 416-326-
                                                                 Internet Website                                 5317.
                                                                 (http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/mnr/fwmenu.html)


                                                                 Amendments 1996, 1999, 2001, 2002. MNR
                                                                 Statement of Environmental Values is required
                                                                                                                  Electronic copy available at web site:http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca.
                                                                 under the Environmental Bill of Rights. O. Reg
3.7   Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993
                                                                 681/94 (Classification of Proposals for
                                                                                                                  Publications Ontario, Toronto, 1-800-668-9938 (or 416-326-5300), FAX: 416-326-
                                                                                                                  5317.
                                                                 Instruments) was amended by O. Reg 180/98,
                                                                 324/99, 130/01, 261/01, 313/01.


                                                               Declaration Order extends and amends the
      MNR's Class Environmental Assessment Approval for Forest Class EA Approval to allow MNR to continue
                                                                                                           Electronic copy available through
3.8   Management on Crown Lands in Ontario Declaration Order forest management planning on Crown lands in
                                                                                                           http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca/timbereaoverview.cfm
      June 25, 2003.                                           Ontario subject to conditions. EBR Registry
                                                               Number: RA03E0004


4.0 Program Policies

                                                                 This update replaces Forest Resource
                                                                                                                  Electronic copy available at web site: http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca.
                                                                 Assessment on Crown Lands in Ontario, 1998.
4.1   Forest Resource Assessment Policy, Version 2, 2003
                                                                 New provincial forest types defined, cross
                                                                                                                  Natural Resources Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940,
                                                                                                                  FAX: 705-755-1677.
                                                                 referenced to #5.8, 5.9.

                                                                                                                  Make photocopies from existing copy. Electronic copy available from Forest
4.2   Resource - Based Tourism Policy, 1997                                                                       Program Specialists: NER Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, NWR Cathy Cavalier
                                                                                                                  807-475-1157, SR Doris Krahn 705-755-3215

                                                                 MNR met 1994 Timber Class EA-87-02 T&C
4.3   Ontario's Approach to Wilderness: A Policy, 1997
                                                                 106 with completion of this policy.
                                                                                                                  Make photocopies from existing copy.


      Nature's Best - Ontario's Parks and Protected Areas: The
4.4   Framework & Action Plan, 1997
                                                                                                                  Make photocopies from existing copy.



4.5   Strategic Plan for Ontario Fisheries - SPOF II, 1992                                                        Make photocopies from existing copy.




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                             Document                                                 Notes                                                 How to Obtain a Copy

                                                                   Includes Provincial Parks Policy Statement and
       Ontario Provincial Parks: Planning and Management
4.6    Policies, 1992 Update
                                                                   policies on recreation parks, waterway parks,  District and Regional offices (for reference only)
                                                                   etc.

                                                                                                                     Publications Ontario, Toronto, 1-800-668-9938 (or 416-326-5300), FAX: 416-326-
4.7    Ontario Provincial Parks Policy, 1993                       Pamphlet                                          5317. Order from
                                                                                                                     Website(http://www.gov.on.ca/mbs/english/publications/index.html).


                                                                   Sets out clear, overall policy directions on
                                                                   matters of provincial interest related to land use
                                                                   planning and development. Includes policies on
                                                                   Natural Heritage, Cultural Heritage and
                                                                   Archaeological Resources, Natural Hazards,
                                                                   etc. The Natural Heritage Reference Manual,        Ministry of Municiple Affairs and Housing; electronic copy available at Website
4.8    Provincial Policy Statement, 1997
                                                                   1999 provides information on technical issues      (http://www.mah.gov.on.ca) under land use planning
                                                                   relative to the application of the Natural
                                                                   Heritage Policy. Five year review of Provincial
                                                                   Policy Statement starting in 2001, Summary of
                                                                   Consultations April 2002 available on Internet
                                                                   Web Site and in print.


                                                                                                                     Ontario Native Affairs Secretariat, Toronto, 416-326-4746, FAX: 416-326-4779.
4.9    The Aboriginal Policy Framework, 2003
                                                                                                                     Internet Website (http://www.nativeaffairs.jus.gov.on.ca)


       Strategic Direction for Management of Ontario Crown Land,
4.10   1993
                                                                                                                     Make photocopies from existing copy.


                                                                   Replaces the previous draft Conservation
                                                                   Strategy for Old Growth Forest Ecosystems on
                                                                   Crown Lands In Ontario (MNR 1997,
                                                                   unpublished) and replaces A Conservation
                                                                   Strategy for Old Growth Red and White Pine   Electronic copy available at web site: http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca Also
       Old Growth Policy for Ontario's Crown Forests, Version 1,
4.11   2003
                                                                   Forest Ecosystems (MNR 1995) beginning with from Natural Resources Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-
                                                                   plans scheduled for approval in 2006. See    1940, FAX: 705-755-1677, order from website: http://mnr.stores.gov.on.ca/mnr/
                                                                   page 15 of policy and #5.7 below. Refer to
                                                                   #10.24 for Old Growth Forest Definitions for
                                                                   Ontario. Refer to #10.46 for Old Growth FMP
                                                                   Note.


5.0 Strategies

       Lands for Life - A Land Use Planning System for Ontario's                                                     Natural Resources Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940,
5.1    Natural Resources, 1997                                                                                       FAX: 705-755-1677




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                             Document                                               Notes                                                 How to Obtain a Copy

                                                                                                                   District Offices. Natural Resources Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-
       Ontario's Living Legacy - Government Response to the                                                        800-667-1940, FAX: 705-755-1677. MNR Intranet Website
5.2    Consolidated Recommendations of the Boreal West, Boreal                                                     (http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/ppcb/landusecoordination/OLLImple
       East and Great Lakes - St Lawrence Round Tables, 1999                                                       mentation.cfm), go to the planning policies link . Internet Website
                                                                                                                   (http://www.ontarioslivinglegacy.com)


                                                                                                                   District Offices. Natural Resources Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-
                                                                                                                   800-667-1940, FAX: 705-755-1677.MNR Intranet Website
5.3    Ontario's Living Legacy - Land Use Strategy, 1999                                                           (http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/ppcb/landusecoordination/OLLImple
                                                                                                                   mentation.cfm), go to the planning policies link. Internet Website
                                                                                                                   (http://www.ontarioslivinglegacy.com)


                                                                                                                   MNR Intranet Website
       Enhanced Management Areas Clarification Paper, Working
5.4    Draft - September 6, 2001
                                                                                                                   (http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/ppcb/landusecoordination/OLLImple
                                                                                                                   mentation.cfm), go to the planning policies link

                                                                 See Crown Land Use Atlas below & Ontario's
                                                                 Living Land Use Strategy above; there could
5.5    District Land Use Guidelines (various)                    still be some items in DLUG such as at the        District Offices with DLUGs will have copies for viewing.
                                                                 front, which if not replaced/ covered by OLL that
                                                                 still apply.

                                                                 The land use atlas is now the offical record of
                                                                                                                   MNR Intranet Website
                                                                 area specific land use policy & replaces
5.6    Crown Land Use Atlas
                                                                 previous DLIGs; geographic scope is OLL area
                                                                                                                   (http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/ppcb/landusecoordination/OLLImple
                                                                                                                   mentation.cfm). Internet Website (http://www.ontarioslivinglegacy.com)
                                                                 & Manitoulin Island.

                                                                 Replaced by Old Growth Policy for Ontario's
                                                                                                               Located in Appendix V of the 1996 Forest Management Planning Manual for
       A Conservation Strategy for Old Growth Red and White Pine Crown Forests, Version 1, 2003. This strategy
5.7    Forest Ecosystems for Ontario, 1995                       remains in effect for those FMPs approved and
                                                                                                               Ontario's Crown Forests; poster: Natural Resources Information Center (NRIC),
                                                                                                               Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940, FAX: 705-755-1677.
                                                                 in effect prior to 2006.

                                                                                                                   Electronic copy available at web site:
       Wood Disposition Process and Regional Wood Supply and                                                       http://mnrweb.mnr.gov.on.ca/fmb/irb/publications.htm; also available from
5.8    Demand Outlooks - Phase 1, 1998
                                                                 FRAP Implementation - Phase 1
                                                                                                                   Natural Resources Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940,
                                                                                                                   FAX: 705-755-1677.

                                                                 FRAP Implementation - Phase 2. Includes a
                                                                 separate section for each of the three MNR      Electronic copy available at web site: http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca Also
5.9a   Regional Wood Supply Strategies, 2003                     administrative regions in which the wood supply from Natural Resources Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-
                                                                 issues & MNR wood supply strategies for that    1940, FAX: 705-755-1677, order from website: http://mnr.stores.gov.on.ca/mnr/
                                                                 region are presented.




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                             Document                                                 Notes                                                  How to Obtain a Copy

                                                                  Final version expected June 2004; draft posted
                                                                  on EBR Registry for review & comment (EBR
                                                                  #PB04E7002) from Feb 9, 2004 - March 10,
                                                                  2004. To replace Regional Wood Supply
                                                                  Strategies. Required as part of Declaration
5.9b   Provincial Wood Supply Strategy - Draft, February 2004
                                                                  Order regarding MNR's Class EA Approval for
                                                                                                                 Electronic copy available at website: http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca
                                                                  Forest Management on Crown Lands in Ontario;
                                                                  also linked to Ontario Forest Accord through
                                                                  Room to Grow recommendations of Ontario
                                                                  Forest Accord Advisory Board.


                                                                                                                      Electronic copy available at website:http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca.
5.10   A Forest Compliance Strategy, 1997                                                                             Provincial Enforcement Section, Peterborough, 1-705-755-1751, FAX: 705-755-
                                                                                                                      1757.

                                                                                                                      Electronic copy available at MNR Forest Management Branch web site:
                                                                                                                      http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca//spectrasites/fmb/businesscategorylisting.cfm;
5.11   Criteria and Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management
                                                                                                                      also available in Forest Resource Assessment Policy (#4.1) section 3.4 and
                                                                                                                      Appendix 2; also discussed in State of the Forest Report Chapter 3.


5.12   Crown Land Bridge Management - Final Report, 1989                                                              Make photocopies from existing copy.


                                                                  Draft under internal review prior to external       MNR internal document only. Contact Brian Potter, Lands & Waters Branch
5.13   Provincial Wetlands Strategy (MNR internal draft only)
                                                                  consultation.                                       (705) 755-1917.


                                                                  4 page document - does not create any new
                                                                  policy, works within context of existing policy &
                                                                                                                      Electronic copy available through Environmental Registry posting at web site:
                                                                  legislation, provides direction for the MNR's
       Resources Report - Southcentral Region Forest Strategy,                                                        (http://www.ene.gov.on.ca/samples/search/Ebrquery_REG.htm). Also from Doris
5.14   February 2003
                                                                  forest program in Southern Ontario & forms the
                                                                                                                      Krahn, Forest Program Specialist, (807) 755-3215, FAX (705) 755-3292,
                                                                  basis for the MNRs work planning & operational
                                                                                                                      doris.krahn@mnr.gov.on.ca
                                                                  delivery of its forest program; EBR# PB03E3002
                                                                  decision notice 2003/06/02.


       A Forest Strategy for the Ministry of Natural Resources                                                        Contact Doris Krahn, Forest Program Specialist, (807) 755-3215, FAX (705) 755-
5.15   Southcentral Region, January 2003
                                                                  Strategy referred to in above document.
                                                                                                                      3292, doris.krahn@mnr.gov.on.ca



6.0 Administrative and Operational Directives and Procedures

                                                                                                                      Electronic copy available at website:http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca. Natural
       Forest Management Planning Manual for Ontario's Crown
6.1    Forests, 1996
                                                                  O.Reg. 167/95 (amended by O.Reg. 452/96)            Resources Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940, FAX: 705-
                                                                                                                      755-1677.




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                           Document                                                    Notes                                                   How to Obtain a Copy

                                                                   O.Reg 92/95; amended by O.Reg 283/00,
                                                                                                                        Electronic copy available at website:http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca. Natural
                                                                   replaces part 2 section 1(f) (avoiding wasteful
6.2   Forest Operations and Silviculture Manual, 1995
                                                                   practices) with same wording as that found in
                                                                                                                        Resources Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940, FAX: 705-
                                                                                                                        755-1677.
                                                                   the amended Scaling Manual (see#6.3)


                                                                   Second Edition - O.Reg. 283/00 replaces the          Electronic copy available at website:http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca. Natural
6.3   Scaling Manual, Second Edition December 1, 2000              2nd paragraph in part 2, section 1(f) (avoiding      Resources Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1040, FAX: 705-
                                                                   wasteful practices).                                 755-1677.


                                                                   Approved by O.Reg. 120/01, which amends
                                                                   O.Reg 167/95 April 25, 2001. Published in
6.4   Forest Information Manual, April 2001                        Ontario Gazette May 12, 2001. Lead contact   Electronic copy available at website:http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca.
                                                                   Dave Hayhurst, Project Manager, FIM 705-945-
                                                                   5733, FAX 705-945-6605.


                                                                                                                        Electronic copy available at MNR Forest Management Branch web site:
6.5   Forest Compliance Handbook, 1997, revised 2000
                                                                                                                        http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca//spectrasites/fmb/businesscategorylisting.cfm



6.6   Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR) Procedures Manual, 1996                                                        District and Regional offices (for reference only)


                                                                                                                        As portions of the handbook are completed the intranet site is being updated,
                                                                   Check MNR web site for latest updates and
                                                                                                                        includes Table of Contents for ease of determining available documents. District
                                                                   additions. Lead Anne Harris, Forest
6.7   Forest Management Directives and Procedures Handbook.
                                                                   Management Branch, Forest Policy Section
                                                                                                                        and Regional Offices (for reference only). Electronic copy available at MNR
                                                                                                                        Forest Management Branch web site:
                                                                   (705) 945-6633.
                                                                                                                        http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/fmb/fmbhome.cfm

                                                                   Currently replaces approx. 80% of directives,
                                                                   policies, and procedures: Forest Resources
                                                                   Policy and Procedure Directives; Forest
                                                                   Management Branch Policy and Procedure
6.7                                                                Directives (unpublished); Timber Sales Policy        Copies of existing documents should be located at District offices.
                                                                   and Procedure Directives - Wood Allocation,
                                                                   Wood Measurement; Timber Sales Policy and
                                                                   Procedure Directives - Forest Management
                                                                   Agreements

                                                                   The following existing document is listed since it
                                                                   is usually required to be referenced by planning
                                                                   teams, and not everyone may be aware of this
                                                                   policy.

                                                                   Policy for Using the Code of Practice for Timber
                                                                   Management Operations in Riparian Areas, FR-
                                                                   16-01-01, January 22, 1990




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                          Document                                                 Notes                                                   How to Obtain a Copy

                                                               Some existing documents related to forest
      Other Directives and Procedures for Use in Forest
                                                               management planning are to be revised i.e.
6.8   Management Planning (list from the FOSM, 1995 is being
                                                               Policy and Procedure Directives - Fisheries,
                                                                                                                    Copies of existing documents should be located at District offices.
      revised)
                                                               Wildlife.


                                                               The following existing document is listed since it
                                                               is usually required to be referenced by planning
                                                               teams, and not everyone may be aware of this
                                                               policy. Note that more recent training around
                                                               maps provides direction to use the best
                                                               information available (see # 10.30)

                                                               Use of the Timber Management Guidelines for
                                                               the Protection of Fish Habitat, Fisheries Branch
                                                               Policy No FI.3.03.01, August 8, 1988




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                                                        LIST OF FOREST MANAGEMENT GUIDES
                                                               (Implementation Manuals)
                                                    Provided as a Source of Background Information for Planning Teams
                                                                                                                                                                                  as of May 21, 2004

                                                                                                                                                                    Contact(s) for Planning Team
        Forest Management Guide                                             Notes                                     How to Obtain a Copy
                                                                                                                                                                   Inquiries On Use of Document
                                                                                                             (see NOTE in heading of 1st page, except as noted)             (Regional, Provincial contacts)
                                                  (This is a complete list. Note that FMPM pg A-
                                                                                                            NOTE: electronic copy available on web site:          (Do not include this column in the list of
                                                  138 lines 3-4 requires a list of implementation
                                                                                                            http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca Also from        implementation manuals used in preparation of the
      (The individual headings correspond to FMPM manuals used in preparation of the plan,
                                                                                                            Natural Resources Information Center (NRIC),          plan or list of implementation manuals made
      page A-9 lines 16-17 and FOSM)              therefore this list must be reviewed/revised for
                                                                                                            Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940, FAX: 705-755-1677,      available to the public, since these are the contacts
                                                  a particular FMP; do not include this column in
                                                                                                            order from website:http://mnr.stores.gov.on.ca/mnr/   for the planning teams)
                                                  the FMP list)


7.0   PROVINCIAL GUIDES
      Silvicultural Guide to Managing for Black         Replaces the silvicultural guides for the jack                                                            NER - Brian Fox 705-235-1186, Provincial & NWR -
7.1   Spruce, Jack Pine, and Aspen on Boreal            pine, spruce, and poplar guides referenced in                                                             Bill Towill 807-939-3103, SR - Bill Rose 705-755-
      Forest Ecosites in Ontario (3 volumes), 1997      the FOSM, 1995.                                                                                           3202



                                                        Replaces the silvicultural guide for the white                                                            NER - Brian Fox 705-235-1186, NWR - Shelagh
      A Silvicultural Guide for the Great Lakes - St.
7.2   Lawrence Conifer Forest in Ontario, 1998
                                                        and red pine working groups referenced in the                                                             Duckett 807-939-3115, Provincial & SR - Fred
                                                        FOSM, 1995.                                                                                               Pinto 705-475-5563, SR - Bill Rose 705-755-3202



                                                        Replaces the silvicultural guide for the tolerant                                                         NER - Brian Fox 705-235-1186, NWR - Shelagh
      A Silvicultural Guide for the Tolerant
7.3   Hardwood Forest in Ontario, 1998
                                                        hardwoods working group referenced in the                                                                 Duckett 807-939-3115, Provincial & SR - Al Corlett
                                                        FOSM, 1995.                                                                                               705-646-5543 and Bill Rose 705-755-3202


                                                                                                                                                                  NER - Brian Fox 705-235-1186, NWR - Shelagh
      A Tree-Marking Guide for the Tolerant             New version expected to be released during
7.4   Hardwoods Working Group in Ontario, 1993          2004 as Ontario Tree Marking Guide.
                                                                                                                                                                  Duckett 807-939-3115, Provincial & SR - Al Corlett
                                                                                                                                                                  705-646-5543 and Bill Rose 705-755-3202


                                                                                                                                                                  NER - Brian Fox 705-235-1186, NWR - Bill Towill
      Boreal Mixedwood Notes - 1st 24 notes,
7.5   September 2000
                                                        2nd (final) set of notes expected in 2004                                                                 807-939-3103, Provincial - Jim Rice 705-946-2981
                                                                                                                                                                  ext 222, SR - Bill Rose 705-755-3202



      Silviculture Guide to Managing Spruce, Fir,       To be implemented as FMPs come up for                                                                     NER - Brian Fox 705-235-1186, Provincial & NWR -
7.6   Birch and Aspen Mixedwoods in Ontario's           renewal, commencing with plans that come into                                                             Shelagh Duckett 807-939-3115, SR - Bill Rose 705-
      Boreal Forest, Version 1.0, May 2003              effect April 1, 2006.                                                                                     755-3202




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                                                                                                                                                               Contact(s) for Planning Team
         Forest Management Guide                                         Notes                                  How to Obtain a Copy
                                                                                                                                                              Inquiries On Use of Document
                                                                                                        (see NOTE in heading of 1st page, except as noted)             (Regional, Provincial contacts)

       Management Guidelines for Forestry and                                                                                                                NER - Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, NWR - Cathy
7.7    Resource-based Tourism Version 1.0 July,       Refer to RSA related documents #10.50-10.55.                                                           Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR - Doris Krahn 705-755-
       2001                                                                                                                                                  3215, Provincial - Stephen Harvey 705-945-6713


       Timber Management Guidelines for the           Refer to Cultural Heritage AOC Note #10.2.                                                             NER - Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, NWR - Cathy
7.8    Protection of Cultural Heritage Resources,     Under rewrite, expect new version in winter                                                            Cavalier 807-475-1157, Provincial - Renee Carriere
       1991                                           2004-2005.                                                                                             705-541-5114


                                                                                                                                                             NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       Timber Management Guidelines for the                                                                                                                  Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
7.9    Provision of Moose Habitat, 1988                                                                                                                      3281, Provincial - Bruce Ranta 705-256-7403
                                                                                                                                                             (Sault Ste. Marie) or 807-468-2514 (Kenora)


                                                                                                                                                             NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       Timber Management Guidelines for the           Under rewrite, expect new version in 2005;
7.10   Protection of Fish Habitat, 1988               2006 teams to use 1988 version.
                                                                                                                                                             Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
                                                                                                                                                             3281, Provincial - Donna Wales 705-755-2113


                                                                                                                                                             NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       Forest Management Guidelines for the
7.11   Provision of White-Tailed Deer Habitat, 1997
                                                                                                                                                             Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
                                                                                                                                                             3281, Provincial - Howard Smith 705-755-1964


                                                      Refer to draft Forest Management Guidelines                                                            NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       Forest Management Guidelines for the
7.12   Provision of Marten Habitat, 1996
                                                      for the Provision of Marten Interpretation Note                                                        Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
                                                      at #10.30                                                                                              3281, Provincial & NER - Bob Watt 705-235-1234



       Forest Management Guidelines for the                                                                                                                  NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
7.13   Provision of Pileated Woodpecker Habitat,                                                                                                             Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
       1996                                                                                                                                                  3281, Provincial & SR - Brian Naylor 705-475-5564



                                                      Replaces the Environmental Guidelines for
       Forest Management Guidelines for the
7.14   Protection of the Physical Environment, 1997
                                                      Timber Management Activities referenced in                                                             Provincial - Dave Morris 807-343-4006
                                                      the FOSM, 1995.


                                                      Replaces Environmental Guidelines for Timber
                                                                                                                                                             NER - Mike Brienesse 705-235-1177, NWR - Kevin
       Forest Management Guide for Natural            Management Activities referenced in FOSM.
7.15   Disturbance Pattern Emulation, 2001            Refer to related documents #10.47, 10.48,
                                                                                                                                                             Ride 807-475-1270, SR - Glen Watt 705-755-3259,
                                                                                                                                                             Provincial - Joe Churcher 705-945-5710
                                                      10.49, 10.58, 11.18.




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                                                                                                                                                                  Contact(s) for Planning Team
         Forest Management Guide                                        Notes                                     How to Obtain a Copy
                                                                                                                                                                 Inquiries On Use of Document
                                                                                                         (see NOTE in heading of 1st page, except as noted)               (Regional, Provincial contacts)

                                                                                                        Print copy available from Natural Resources Information
                                                                                                        Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940, FAX:
       A Silvicultural Guide to Managing Southern                                                       705-755-1677, order from
7.16   Ontario Forests, 2000                                                                            website:http://mnr.stores.gov.on.ca/mnr; electronic copy
                                                                                                                                                                 SR - Bill Rose 705-755-3202
                                                                                                        available from Ontario Woodlot Association web site:
                                                                                                        http://www.ont-woodlot-assoc.org/silvic/index.htm


8.0    Construction/Operational Manuals

                                                     Contains direction to be followed by MNR staff
                                                     only. Application by others is voluntary. Forest
                                                     Industry is required to follow Ministry of                                                                NER Brian Fox 705-235-1186, Provincial - Michael
8.1    Aerial Spraying for Forest Management, 1991
                                                     Environment Guidelines. To be removed from                                                                Irvine 705-945-5724
                                                     list of 'forest management guides'; retain as
                                                     separate resource document.



                                                                                                        As indicated in NOTE above, except not available
8.2    Access Roads Manual, 1992
                                                                                                        electronically.
                                                                                                                                                               NWR - Gary Davies 807-475-1594




8.3    Prescribed Burn Planning Manual, 1997                                                                                                                   Provincial - Rob Frech 705-945-5784




       Environmental Guidelines for Access Roads                                                                                                               NER - Greg Deyne 705-235-1179, NWR - Allan
8.4    and Water Crossings, 1988 (reprint, 1990)
                                                     Expect new version in 2005.
                                                                                                                                                               Chow 807-475-1302



                                                     Amended April 1998 to address rehabilitation &
                                                                                                                                                               NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       Code of Practice for Timber Management        clearing of trapline trails & portage routes
8.5    Operations in Riparian Areas, 1991            following timber operations consistent with the
                                                                                                                                                               Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
                                                                                                                                                               3281, Provincial - Donna Wales 705-755-2113
                                                     Timber Class EA Term & Condition 76.



9.0    Resource/Environmental Manuals

                                                                                                                                                               NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       Selected Wildlife and Habitat Features:                                                                                                                 Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
9.1    Inventory Manual, 1998                                                                                                                                  3281, Provincial - Bruce Ranta 705-256-7403
                                                                                                                                                               (Sault Ste. Marie) or 807-468-2514 (Kenora)



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                                                                                                                                                                Contact(s) for Planning Team
         Forest Management Guide                                        Notes                                  How to Obtain a Copy
                                                                                                                                                               Inquiries On Use of Document
                                                                                                       (see NOTE in heading of 1st page, except as noted)               (Regional, Provincial contacts)

       Forest Management Guidelines for the
                                                                                                                                                             NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR: Glen
       Conservation of Woodland Caribou: A
9.2    Landscape Approach, For Use in Northwestern
                                                   Refer to related document # 10.3.                                                                         Hooper 807-475-1275, Ted Armstrong 807-475-
                                                                                                                                                             1127, Provincial - Gerry Racey 807-939-3102
       Ontario, 1999



                                                                                                                                                             NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       Management Guidelines and                   Refer to related documents #10.25, 10.42,
9.3    Recommendations for Osprey in Ontario, 1983 10.43, 10.45.
                                                                                                                                                             Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
                                                                                                                                                             3281, Provincial & SR - Brian Naylor 705-475-5564



                                                                                                                                                             NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       Habitat Management for Ontario's Forest
9.4    Nesting Accipiters, Buteos, and Eagles, 1984
                                                                                                                                                             Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
                                                                                                                                                             3281



                                                      Revises and replaces 'Hawk Guide for MNR
                                                      Field Personnel, 1991'. Recommended
                                                                                                       As indicated in Note above, except not available        NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       Forest Raptors and Their Nests in Central      guidelines apply for stick nest species other
9.5    Ontario, 1998                                  than bald eagle, osprey & great blue heron. For
                                                                                                       electronically; also available from: Landowner Resource Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
                                                                                                       Centre 1-888-571-4636                                   3281, Provincial & SR - Brian Naylor 705-475-5564
                                                      these 3 species the provincial guidelines apply.
                                                      As well the Peregrine Falcon Guidelines apply.


                                                                                                                                                             NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       Habitat Management Guidelines for Cavity-
9.6    Nesting Birds in Ontario, 1984
                                                                                                                                                             Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
                                                                                                                                                             3281


                                                                                                                                                             NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       Management Guidelines for the Protection of
9.7    Heronries in Ontario, 1984
                                                      Refer to related document #10.25.                                                                      Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
                                                                                                                                                             3281, Provincial & SR - Brian Naylor 705-475-5564


       Habitat Management Guidelines for Warblers
                                                                                                                                                             NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       of Ontario's Northern Coniferous Forests,
9.8    Mixed Forests or Southern Hardwood Forests,
                                                                                                                                                             Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
                                                                                                                                                             3281
       1984


                                                                                                                                                             NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       Habitat Management Guidelines for Bats of
9.9    Ontario, 1984
                                                                                                                                                             Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
                                                                                                                                                             3281


       Habitat Management Guidelines for Birds of                                                                                                            NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
9.10   Ontario Wetlands including Marshes, Swamps,                                                                                                           Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
       and Fens or Bogs of Various Types, 1985                                                                                                               3281




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                                                                                                                                                  Contact(s) for Planning Team
         Forest Management Guide                                         Notes                     How to Obtain a Copy
                                                                                                                                                 Inquiries On Use of Document
                                                                                           (see NOTE in heading of 1st page, except as noted)             (Regional, Provincial contacts)

                                                                                                                                                NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       Bald Eagle Habitat Management Guidelines,
9.11   1987
                                                       Refer to related document #10.25.                                                        Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
                                                                                                                                                3281, Provincial & SR - Brian Naylor 705-475-5564



                                                                                                                                                NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       Golden Eagle Habitat Management Guidelines,
9.12   1987
                                                                                                                                                Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
                                                                                                                                                3281



                                                                                                                                                NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       Peregrine Falcon Habitat Management
9.13   Guidelines, 1987
                                                                                                                                                Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
                                                                                                                                                3281, Provincial - Ted Armstrong 807-475-1127


                                                                                                                                                NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
       Guidelines for Providing Furbearer Habitat in
9.14   Timber Management (draft, 1986)
                                                                                                                                                Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
                                                                                                                                                3281


       Habitat Management Guidelines for Waterfowl                                                                                              NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
9.15   in Ontario - for use in Timber Management                                                                                                Hooper 807-475-1275, SR - John Boos 705-755-
       (draft, 1985)                                                                                                                            3281




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                                  LIST OF OTHER DOCUMENTS/MANUALS/REPORTS & HANDBOOKS, FMP TOOLS
                                                             Provided as a Source of Background Information for Planning Teams
                                                                                                                                                                          as of May 21, 2004

                                                                                                                                                             Contact(s) for Planning Team
                  Document                                       Notes                                     How to Obtain a Copy
                                                                                                                                                            Inquiries On Use of Document
                                                                                                                                                                     [Regional, Provincial contacts]

       (NOTE: This is not a complete list,
       refer to web sites under how to obtain a
       copy for other related documents)




10.0   Other Documents, Manuals, Reports and Handbooks

       Criteria for the Removal of Water                                                    Make photocopies from existing copy. Contact forest program
10.1   Crossings of Abandoned Roads,                                                        specialists (NER Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, NWR Cathy          NWR - Allan Chow 807-475-1302
       October 1997                                                                         Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR Doris Krahn 705-755-3215)


                                                  This note provides expert advice
                                                  regarding the protection of cultural
                                                  heritage values in forest management.     Make photocopies from existing copy. Contact Forest Program   NER - Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, NWR - Cathy
       Cultural Heritage Areas of Concern
10.2   Note, updated January 24, 2003
                                                  Provided to planning teams at FMP         Specialists NER Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, NWR Cathy           Cavalier 807-475-1157, Provincial - Renee Carriere
                                                  training. This version updates previous   Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR Doris Krahn 705-755-3215            705-541-5114
                                                  versions provided to planning teams -
                                                  please check for any other updates.


       A Management Framework for                 Approved by Regional Director in 1999.
       Woodland Caribou Conservation in           For use in MNR Northwest Region.
                                                                                         MNR Northwest Region Ted Armstrong 807-475-1127 or Cathy         NWR: Ted Armstrong 807-475-1127, Glen Hooper
10.3   Northwestern Ontario, OMNR                 Regional strategy that encompasses
                                                                                         Cavalier 807-475-1157                                            807-475-1275
       Northwest Region Caribou Task Team         more than guidelines; guidelines make
       June 1999                                  up a major component of strategy.


                                                  Final version expected fall 2004 as
                                                  NWSI-NESI Technical Report.
                                                  Intended for application to all species &
                                                  sites managed under clearcut
       Well-Spaced Free-Growing                   silvicultural system, primarily in the
                                                                                            Contact Forest Program Specialists: NER Carmen Dube 705-235- NER - Brian Fox 705-235-1186, NWR Bob White
10.4   Regeneration Assessment Procedure          boreal forest; for use where
                                                                                            1171, NWR Cathy Cavalier 807-475-1157                        807-468-2649, SR - Bill Rose 705-755-3202
       for Ontario, draft December 2003           regeneration objectives are expressed
                                                  as number of well-spaced, free-growing
                                                  stems; referenced in the Silvicultural
                                                  Effectiveness Monitoring Manual for
                                                  Ontario, 2001 (refer to pages 11-12)




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                                                                                                                                                             Contact(s) for Planning Team
                   Document                                    Notes                                    How to Obtain a Copy
                                                                                                                                                            Inquiries On Use of Document
                                                                                                                                                                     [Regional, Provincial contacts]

                                                 If regeneration standards are expressed
                                                 as a % stocking then assessment using
        Silvicultural Treatment Assessment                                                                                                                NER - Brian Fox 705-235-1186, NWR - Bob White
                                                 STARS would be more appropriate;        Natural Resources Information Centre (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-
10.5A   and Reporting System (STARS):
                                                 referenced in the Silvicultural         800-667-1940, FAX 705-755-1677
                                                                                                                                                          807-468-2649, SR - Bill Rose 705-755-3202,
        Background and Field Manual, 2003                                                                                                                 Provincial - Fred Pinto 705-475-5563
                                                 Effectiveness Monitoring Manual for
                                                 Ontario, 2001 (refer to pages 11-12)

        Silvicultural Treatment Assessment
                                                 See 10.5A; STARS is a computer aided
        and Reporting System (STARS) for                                                                                                                  NER - Brian Fox 705-235-1186, NWR - Bob White
                                                 data collection & analyses system    Natural Resources Information Centre (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-
10.5B   Microsoft Windows Version 2:
                                                 designed to simplify silvicultural   800-667-1940, FAX 705-755-1677
                                                                                                                                                          807-468-2649, SR - Bill Rose 705-755-3202,
        Installation Guide and User Manual,                                                                                                               Provincial - Fred Pinto 705-475-5563
                                                 effectiveness monitoring
        2003

                                                                                     Electronic copy available at MNR Forest Management Branch web
                                                 Replaces Regeneration Survey Manual site:                                                         NER - Brian Fox 705-235-1186, NWR - Bob White
        Silvicultural Effectiveness Monitoring
10.6    Manual for Ontario, 2001
                                                 for Ontario referenced in the FOSM, http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/fmb/fmbhome.cfm.  807-468-2649, SR - Bill Rose 705-755-3202,
                                                 1995.                               Natural Resources Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1- Provincial - Corrinne Nelson 705-945-6624
                                                                                     800-667-1940, FAX: 705-755-1677


                                               Revisions clarify MNR is to receive
                                               completed inspection reports from the
                                                                                         Electronic copy available at MNR Forest Management Branch web
                                               SFL, revises when inspection reports
        Guideline for Forest Industry                                                    site:
                                               are to be submitted, revised definition                                                                     NWR - Bill Shunk 807-475-1671, Provincial - John
10.7    Compliance Planning, revised April 23,
                                               of start-up and suspended operation,
                                                                                         http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca//spectrasites/fmb/businesscategory
                                                                                                                                                           Slot 705-755-1942
        2001                                                                             listing.cfm. Provincial Enforcement Section, Peterborough, 705-
                                               and makes note of pending approval of
                                                                                         755-1751, FAX: 705-755-1757.
                                               the FIM manual and changes it will
                                               bring to the inspection program.



                                                                                         Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, 807-343-8589, FAX: 807-343-
        A Field Guide to Forest Ecosystems of
                                              Revised document replaces 1994             8158, E-Mail: bookstr@lakeheadu.ca ($39.95). Natural Resources
10.8    Northeastern Ontario, 2nd Edition May
                                              version.                                   Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940, FAX:
                                                                                                                                                        Provincial & NER - Kimberly Taylor 705-235-1230
        2000. NESI Field Guide FG-001.
                                                                                         705-755-1677


        Forest Plants of Northeastern Ontario,                                           Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, 807-343-8589, FAX: 807-343-
10.9    1996
                                               For use in Northeast Region.
                                                                                         8158, E-Mail: bookstr@lakeheadu.ca ($24.95)
                                                                                                                                                       Provincial & NER - Kimberly Taylor 705-235-1230



        Field Guide to the Autecology of
                                                                                         Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, 807-343-8589, FAX: 807-343-
10.10   Selected Crop Trees and Competitor    For use in the Northeast Region.
                                                                                         8158, E-Mail: bookstr@lakeheadu.ca (binder $29.95, book $19.95)
                                                                                                                                                         Provincial & NER - Kimberly Taylor 705-235-1230
        Species in Northeastern Ontario, 1995

                                                                                         Friends of Algonquin Park, 613-637-2828, E-Mail:
                                                                                         orders@algonquinpark.on.ca ($24.95). Natural Resources
        A Field Guide to Forest Ecosystems of
10.11   Central Ontario, 1997
                                              For use in the South Central Region.       Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940, FAX:
                                                                                         705-755-1677, order from web site:
                                                                                         http://mnr.stores.gov.on.ca/mnr/.



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                                                                                                                                                           Contact(s) for Planning Team
                   Document                                     Notes                                  How to Obtain a Copy
                                                                                                                                                          Inquiries On Use of Document
                                                                                                                                                                     [Regional, Provincial contacts]

                                                                                        Friends of Algonquin Park, 613-637-2828, E-Mail:
10.12   Forest Plants of Central Ontario, 1996   For use in the South Central Region.
                                                                                        orders@algonquinpark.on.ca ($24.95)


        Ecological Land Classification for
                                                                                                                                                        Harold Lee     519-873-4629
10.13   Southern Ontario: First Approximation    For use in Southern Ontario.           Federation of Ontario Naturalists, 416-444-8419 ($29.95)
        and its Application, 1998

                                                                                        Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, 807-343-8589, FAX: 807-343-
        Field Guide to the Forest Ecosystem      For use in the Northwest Region. 1997 8158, E-Mail: bookstr@lakeheadu.ca ($19.95). Natural Resources
                                                                                                                                                      Provincial & NWR - Gerry Racey 807-939-3102
10.14   Classification for Northwestern Ontario, version is an upgraded reprint of 1989 Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940, FAX:
        NWST Field Guide FG-03, 1997             version.                               705-755-1677, order from Website
                                                                                        (http://mnr.stores.gov.on.ca/mnr/

        A Field Guide to the Common Forest
                                                                                        Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, 807-343-8589, FAX: 807-343-
10.15   Plants in Northwestern Ontario, 1997,    For use in the Northwest Region.
                                                                                        8158, E-Mail: bookstr@lakeheadu.ca ($19.95)
                                                                                                                                                      Provincial & NWR - Gerry Racey 807-939-3102
        NWST Field Guide FG-04


        Critical Silvics of Selected Crop                                               Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, 807-343-8589, FAX: 807-343-
10.16   Species in Northwestern Ontario, 1992
                                              For use in the Northwest Region.
                                                                                        8158, E-Mail: bookstr@lakeheadu.ca ($19.95)
                                                                                                                                                      Provincial & NWR - Bill Towill 807-939-3103


                                                                                        Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, 807-343-8589, FAX: 807-343-
        Field Guide to the Wetland Ecosystem                                            8158, E-Mail: bookstr@lakeheadu.ca ($19.95). Natural Resources
10.17   Classification for Northwestern Ontario, For use in the Northwest Region.       Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940, FAX: Provincial & NWR - Gerry Racey 807-939-3102
        NWST Field Guide FG-01, 1996                                                    705-755-1677, order from Website
                                                                                        (http://mnr.stores.gov.on.ca/mnr/

        Terrestrial and Wetland Ecosites of
                                                                                        Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, 807-343-8589, FAX: 807-343-
10.18   Northwestern Ontario, NWST Field         For use in the Northwest Region.
                                                                                        8158, E-Mail: bookstr@lakeheadu.ca ($19.95)
                                                                                                                                                      Provincial & NWR - Gerry Racey 807-939-3102
        Guide FG-02, 1996


                                                                                        Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, 807-343-8589, FAX:807-343-    NER - Kim Taylor 705-235-1230, Provincial & NWR -
10.19   Wetland Plants of Ontario, 1997
                                                                                        8158, E-mail:bookstr@lakeheadu.ca ($24.95)                      Gerry Racey 807-939-3102

                                                                                        Electronic copy available at website:
        Artificial Regeneration of Ontario's
                                                 Replaces the Seed Zone and Seed        http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca. Natural Resources         NER - Brian Fox 705-235-1186, NWR - Shelagh
        Forests: Species and Stock Selection
10.20   Manual, Forest Research Information
                                                 Transfer Manual referenced in the      Information Centre (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940, FAX    Duckett 807-939-3115, SR - Bill Rose 705-755-3202,
                                                 FOSM, 1995.                            705-755-1677, order from web site:                              Provincial - Thom McDonough 705-945-6634
        Paper No. 131, 1996
                                                                                        http://mnr.stores.gov.on.ca/mnr/

                                                                                        Electronic copy available at website:
                                                                                        http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca. Natural Resources         NER Steve Osawa 705-235-1173, NWR - Frank
        A Guide to Forest Management
10.21   Planning, 1997
                                                                                        Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940, FAX:   Miklas 807-475-1299, SR- Roger Davison 705-755-
                                                                                        705-755-1677, order from web site:                              3219
                                                                                        http://mnr.stores.gov.on.ca/mnr/




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                                                                                                                                                                 Contact(s) for Planning Team
                   Document                                    Notes                                      How to Obtain a Copy
                                                                                                                                                                Inquiries On Use of Document
                                                                                                                                                                         [Regional, Provincial contacts]

        Old Growth Red and White Pine           For use in the Northwest Region. This     Northwest Science & Information (NWSI) (807) 939-2501;
        Forests: Northwest Region Report on     document identifies the location of red   electronic copy available at: (http://nwsi.mnr.gov.on.ca),           NWR: Evan Simpson 807-475-1445, Colin Bowling
10.22   Protection. NWST Technical Report       & white pine stands to be shown as        (http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/nwsi) [text only, map   807-468-2645
        TR-98, March 1996                       'values' in the values mapping process.   not included]

        Full Tree Harvesting of Ecosites 11
                                                                                          Contact Bob White 807-468-2649 or Forest Program Specialists
        and 12 In Northwestern Ontario:
10.23   Monitoring Procedures and Best
                                                For use in the Northwest Region           NWR Cathy Cavalier 807-475-1157, NER Carmen Dube 705-235- NWR - Bob White 807-468-2649
                                                                                          1171.
        Management Practices, April 1, 2001

                                                                                          Electronic copy available at web site:
                                                Complements and supports the Old          http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca Also from Natural Resources
        Old Growth Forest Definitions for
10.24   Ontario, 2003.
                                                Growth Policy for Ontario's Crown         Information Center (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940, FAX: Provincial Peter Uhlig 705-946-7478
                                                Forests, Version 1, 2003. See #4.11.      705-755-1677, order from website:
                                                                                          http://mnr.stores.gov.on.ca/mnr/

        Interim Regional direction for 1)
        Clarification of what constitues an
        'exception' to recommendations of the
                                                                                       Contact Glen Hooper, NWR Regional Planning Biologist 807-475-
        Bald Eagle, Osprey, and Heron           For use in the Northwest Region; under
10.25   Guidelines; and 2) Describing the       review starting with 2004 plans
                                                                                       1275, or Forest Program Specialists NWR Cathy Cavalier 807-475- NWR - Glen Hooper 807-475-1275
                                                                                       1157, NER Carmen Dube 705-235-1171.
        requirements of a monitoring plan for
        any declared exceptions, March 10,
        2000


        Water Crossing Timing Restrictions to                                             Contact Glen Hooper, NWR Regional Planning Biologist 807-475-
10.26   Protect Fish Spawning Areas (and Egg For use in the Northwest Region              1275, or Forest Program Specialists NWR Cathy Cavalier 807-475- NWR - Glen Hooper 807-475-1275
        Incubation Periods), Northwest Region                                             1157, NER Carmen Dube 705-235-1171.


                                                Explains the specific legal meaning of
                                                the term 'exceptions' in forest           Contact Forest Program Specialists: NER Carmen Dube 705-235- NER - Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, NWR - Cathy
10.27   Exceptions & FMPs, March 2000           management planning including the         1171, NWR Cathy Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR Doris Krahn 705-   Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR - Doris Krahn 705-755-
                                                sections of the FMP manual that apply     755-3215.                                                    3215
                                                to exceptions.

                                            Explains the documentation
                                            requirements for AOC prescriptions
                                            including primary, secondary, and
                                            tertiary roads. Includes explanation of
        Area of Concern (AOC) Supplementary the differences between specific              Contact Forest Program Specialists: NER Carmen Dube 705-235- NER - Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, NWR - Cathy
10.28   Documentation, updated October 30, direction, recommendation, or no               1171, NWR Cathy Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR Doris Krahn 705-   Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR - Doris Krahn 705-755-
        2003                                direction in existing implementation          755-3215.                                                    3215
                                            manuals. This version is an update of
                                            that previously provided to 2003
                                            planning teams, please check for
                                            updates.




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                   Document                                      Notes                                     How to Obtain a Copy
                                                                                                                                                             Inquiries On Use of Document
                                                                                                                                                                     [Regional, Provincial contacts]
                                            Provides a summary of examples
        Forest Management Planning and      outlining a number of exception related
        Exceptions - Summary of Examples of situations from the Northwest Region to Contact Forest Program Specialists NWR Cathy Cavalier 807-475-
10.29   Exception Related Situations,       help provide information to deal with    1157, NER Carmen Dube 705-235-1171.
                                                                                                                                                   NWR - Cathy Cavalier 807-475-1157
        November 5, 2002                    similar situations that may arise in the
                                            future.

                                                  Developed with input of forest industry,
        Forest Management Guidelines for the      to help give clarification on this guide &
                                                                                                                                                            NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, NWR - Glen
        Provision of Marten Habitat               to ensure it's consistent application      Contact Forest Program Specialists NWR Cathy Cavalier 807-475-
10.30   Interpretation Note, draft November 17,   across the province; draft being used      1157, NER Carmen Dube 705-235-1171
                                                                                                                                                            Hooper 807-475-1275, Provincial Michael Gluck 807-
                                                                                                                                                            343-4002
        2003                                      for 2006 FMPs (not mandatory); note
                                                  not yet finalized.


                                                  Training sessions referrring to
                                                  preparation of EBR Briefing Notes for
                                                  MNRs SEV have referred to the
                                                  examples in this document; MNRs SEV
        EBR Briefing Note Information -
                                                  approved Nov 1994 references
        examples within 'EBR Requirements                                                 Contact Richard Raper, Forest Management Branch 705-945-
                                                  Direction '90s. The SEV update is                                                                        NER - Angela St. Michael 705-235-1191, Provincial -
10.31   for Forest Management Planning
                                                  pending. In the meantime approach
                                                                                          6705; in NWR contact Cathy Cavalier, Forest Program Specialist
                                                                                                                                                           Richard Raper 705-945-6705
        Interim Direction August 1997' - refer to                                         807-475-1157.
                                                  SEV briefing note from perspective that
        Notes column for updated direction
                                                  Beyond 2000 provides an update to the
                                                  existing SEV. 2003, 2004 planning
                                                  teams have been provided with
                                                  direction using this approach.



                                                  Outlines the recommended liaison for
        Protocol - Ontario Parks and Forest
                                                  forest management planning between Photocopy existing document; for Northwest Region contact Frank
10.32   Management Planning Northwest
                                                  Ontario Parks NW Zone, MNR Districts Miklas Senior FMP Specialist 807-475-1299
                                                                                                                                                     NWR - Frank Miklas 807-475-1299
        Zone, October 7, 1999
                                                  and NWR planning unit.


                                                  This document is currently under
                                                                                             Photocopy existing document; NER - Steve Osawa Senior FMP     NER - Steve Osawa 705-235-1173, NWR - Frank
        Protocol for Forest Management            review. Planning teams should check
10.33   Planning Science Support, June 1998       what is applicable to their plan through
                                                                                             Specialist 705-235-1173, NWR - Frank Miklas Senior FMP        Miklas 807-475-1299, SR - Roger Davison 705-755-
                                                                                             Specialist 807-475-1299                                       3219
                                                  the Regional FMP specialist.

                                              This note provides information about
                                              addressing stand level utilization issues                                                                NER - Steve Osawa 705-235-1173, NWR - Chris
                                                                                        Contact FMP Specialists NER - Steve Osawa 705-235-1173, NWR
10.34   Utilization and the FMP, October 2003 in the development of FMPs. Provided
                                                                                        - Chris Schaefer 807-475-1248, SR - Roger Davison 705-755-3219
                                                                                                                                                       Schaefer 807-475-1248, SR - Roger Davison 705-
                                              to 2005 planning teams at operational                                                                    755-3219
                                              training sesson.




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                   Document                                   Notes                                       How to Obtain a Copy
                                                                                                                                                                Inquiries On Use of Document
                                                                                                                                                                         [Regional, Provincial contacts]

                                               Approved by MNR Executive
        Towards Resolving Utilization Issues - Committee May 4, 1999. This document                                                                           NER - Gord King 705-235-1183, NWR - Chris
                                                                                        Electronic copy available on web site at:
10.35   A Process to Manage Unutilized Fibre, is listed as it is referenced in above as
                                                                                        http://mnrweb.mnr.gov.on.ca/fmb/irb/publications.htm
                                                                                                                                                              Schaefer 807-475-1248, SR - Peter Hynard 705-755-
        Final Report March 15, 1999            a source of information to review to                                                                           3232
                                               document utilization issues in FMPs.

                                               Accord item #11 - improving the
                                               utilization of Crown timber and
                                               increasing the volume and/or quality of
        Report of the Forest Accord Item #11
                                               Crown timber over the long term. This Contact Frank Miklas Senior FMP Specialist MNR NWR 807-475-              NER - Gord King 705-235-1183, NWR - Frank Miklas
10.36   Committee to the Ontario Forest
                                               report may provide background           1299                                                                   807-475-1299, SR - Peter Hynard 705-755-3232
        Accord Advisory Board, March 2000
                                               information for use by planning teams
                                               when documenting utilization related
                                               matter

                                               The NWR LADIT has produced a               Copies of those bulletins available electronically are posted at
                                               number of bulletins that are relevant to   MNR NWR web site under RMT Forums:
        Landscape & Diversity NWR              forest management planning. Planning       http://nwrweb.mnr.gov.on.ca/nwregion/region.cfm. MNR Districts      Contact Gerry Racey 807-939-3102 and/or contacts
10.37   Implementation Team Bulletins          teams should check for relevant            have representatives on LaDIT. Check with the MNR District          identified in Bulletin
                                               bulletins i.e. Managing for Snags in the   contacts for copies of Bulletins, or contact Gerry Racey 807-939-
                                               Boreal Forest Bulletin #4 January 1997.    3102.


                                               The NWR Forest Forum have produced
                                               bulletins relevant to forest management
                                               planning. Bulletin #1 Chipper &
                                               Delimber Roadside Debris Best              Electronic copies available at MNR NWR web site under RMT
                                                                                                                                                              Check with the MNR District contact or the co-chair
                                               Management Practices, Bulletin #2          Forums: http://nwrweb.mnr.gov.on.ca/nwregion/region.cfm. MNR
10.38   NWR Forest Forum Bulletins
                                               Forest Fire Disturbance provides           Districts have representatives on Forest Forums. Check with the
                                                                                                                                                              of the NWR Forest Forum Grant Craig 807-475-
                                                                                                                                                              1278.
                                               direction to planning teams regarding      MNR District contacts for copies of bulletins.
                                               disturbance factors for use in SFMM.
                                               Planning teams should check for
                                               relevant and any new bulletins.


                                              The publications on the web sites may
                                                                                          Northeast: (http://nesi.mnr.gov.on.ca),
                                              be useful to planning teams depending
        Web sites for MNR Science &                                                       (http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/nesi), Northwest:
                                              on what is proposed in the plan (i.e.
10.39   Information Publications: NESI, NWSI,
                                              further background information for
                                                                                          (http://nwsi.mnr.gov.on.ca),                                        access the web site as identified
        SCSI                                                                              [http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/nwsi], Southern:
                                              preparing silviculture ground rules or
                                                                                          (http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/scsi)
                                              related strategies)


                                               Outlines principles to be applied when
        Principles for Developing a NER                                                   Make copies from existing copy. Contact in NER Carmen Dube
10.40   Exceptions Monitoring Program
                                               developing any exceptions monitoring
                                                                                          705-235-1171.
                                                                                                                                                              NER - Brian Fox 705-235-1186
                                               programs in the Northeast Region.




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                   Document                                   Notes                                        How to Obtain a Copy
                                                                                                                                                               Inquiries On Use of Document
                                                                                                                                                                        [Regional, Provincial contacts]

                                             This monitoring plan could be reviewed
        Superior Forest 2001-2006 FMP - Jack
                                             by other planning teams as an example Make copies from existing copy. Contact in NER Carmen Dube
10.41   Pine Commercial Thinning Exception
                                             of a monitoring plan for jack pine     705-235-1171.
                                                                                                                                                             NER - Brian Fox 705-235-1186
        Monitoring Plan
                                             commercial thinning.

        Protocol for Exceptions Monitoring -   Provides a coordinated approach to
        Forestry Operations in Heavy           monitoring exceptions to the osprey         Make copies from existing copy. Contact in NER Carmen Dube
10.42   Development Buffer Zone of Osprey      guidelines. For use in the Northeast        705-235-1171.
                                                                                                                                                             NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182
        Nests                                  Region.

                                               The intent of this advice is to give
                                               examples of "selective" harvesting that
        Partial Harvesting for Osprey Nest                                                 Make copies from existing copy. Contact in NER Carmen Dube
10.43   Sites
                                               would meet the definition of the osprey
                                                                                           705-235-1171.
                                                                                                                                                             NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182
                                               guidelines. For use in the Northeast
                                               Region.

        Managing for Snags in the Boreal                                                   NESI South Porcupine, 705-235-1276; FAX: 705-235-1251.
                                               NESI technical note (TN - 016). For
10.44   Forest of Northeastern Ontario,
                                               use in the Northeast Region.
                                                                                           Electronic copy available from: (http://nesi.mnr.gov.on.ca),      NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182
        October 1999                                                                       (http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/nesi)

                                                                                           NESI South Porcupine, 705-235-1276; FAX: 705-235-1251.
        Osprey Management Guidelines in NE NESI technical report (TR - 018). For
10.45   Ontario: A Review, 1994.           use in the Northeast Region.
                                                                                           Electronic copy available from: (http://nesi.mnr.gov.on.ca),      NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182
                                                                                           (http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/nesi)


                                               This note complies with the directions
                                               outlined in section 5.2 of the Old Growth
                                               Policy for Ontario's Crown Forests          Electronic copy posted on Forest Information Portal (can be
                                               (MNR 2003). It is intended to provide       accessed by MNR & forest industry with an account)
                                               guidance and technical advice to FMP        http://fiportal.lrc.gov.on.ca go to 'Information Forum' then go to
        Old Growth FMP Note Number 1,          teams using the old growth policy. This     'Other Reference Material' ; also available from FMP Specialists:  NER - Mike Brienesse 705-235-1177, NWR - Kevin
10.46   September 9, 2003                      Note comes into effect for the              NER - Steve Osawa 705-235-1173, NWR - Frank Miklas 807-475- Ride 807-475-1270, SR - Doris Krahn 705-755-3215
                                               development of FMPs slated for              1299, SR - Roger Davison 705-755-3219 or Forest Program
                                               approval in 2006. Will be revised for       Specialists: NER - Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, NWR - Cathy
                                               2007 teams to reflect new FMPM              Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR - Doris Krahn 705-755-3215
                                               format & any 'lessons learned' from
                                               2006 teams.


                                                                                           Electronic copy posted on Forest Information Portal (can be
                                               The questions and answers have been
                                                                                           accessed by MNR & forest industry with an account)
                                               developed to assist planning teams to
        Forest Management Guide for Natural                                                http://fiportal.lrc.gov.on.ca go to 'Information Forum' then go to
                                               understand and interpret the Guide                                                                             NER - FMP Specialist or Forest Program Specialist,
        Disturbance Pattern Emulation.                                                     'Other Reference Material'; also available from FMP Specialists:
10.47   Questions and Answers, updated
                                               requirements and to provide practical
                                                                                           NER - Steve Osawa 705-235-1173, NWR - Frank Miklas 807-475-
                                                                                                                                                              NWR - Kevin Ride 807-475-1270, Provincial - Joe
                                               advice for application of the Guide.                                                                           Churcher 705-945-5710.
        November 4, 2003.                                                                  1299 or Forest Program Specialists: NER - Carmen Dube 705-235-
                                               Updated versions are being sent to
                                                                                           1171, NWR - Cathy Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR - Doris Krahn 705-
                                               planning teams when produced.
                                                                                           755-3215.




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                   Document                                     Notes                                     How to Obtain a Copy
                                                                                                                                                             Inquiries On Use of Document
                                                                                                                                                                     [Regional, Provincial contacts]

                                                 Used as background information by
        Forest Management Guidelines for the
                                                 planning teams in considering how to       Contact Forest Program Specialists NWR Cathy Cavalier 807-475- NER - Mike Brienesse 705-235-1177, NWR - Kevin
10.48   Emulation of Fire Disturbance Patterns -
                                                 address natural disturbance pattern        1157, NER Carmen Dube 705-235-1171.                            Ride 807-475-1270
        Analysis Results, April 4, 1997
                                                 emulation.

        Nature's Way - the Guide for Natural                                               Natural Resources Information Centre (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-
                                                 Intended to explain to the public in non-                                                                 NER - Mike Brienesse 705-235-1177, Provincial -
10.49   Disturbance Pattern Emulation for
                                                 technical terms the NDPE Guide.
                                                                                           800-667-1940, FAX 705-755-1677, order from web site:
                                                                                                                                                           Joe Churcher 705-945-5710.
        Forest Harvesting, 2002                                                            http://mnr.stores.gov.on.ca/mnr/

                                                                                            Electronic copy available at website:
                                                                                            http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca. Natural Resources        NER - Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, NWR - Cathy
        Guide to Resource Stewardship
10.50   Agreements, First Edition, June 2001
                                                                                            Information Centre (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940, FAX   Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR - Doris Krahn 705-755-
                                                                                            705-755-1677, order from web site:                             3215, Provincial - Stephen Harvey 705-945-6713
                                                                                            http://mnr.stores.gov.on.ca/mnr/

                                                                                            Electronic copy available at website:
        Tourism and Forestry Industry                                                       http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca. Natural Resources        NER - Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, NWR - Cathy
10.51   Memorandum of Understanding, June                                                   Information Centre (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940, FAX   Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR - Doris Krahn 705-755-
        7, 2000                                                                             705-755-1677, order from web site:                             3215, Provincial - Stephen Harvey 705-945-6713
                                                                                            http://mnr.stores.gov.on.ca/mnr/

                                                                                            Electronic copy available at website:
                                                                                            http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca. Natural Resources        NER - Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, NWR - Cathy
        Resource Stewardship Agreement
10.52   Alternative Dispute Resolution Process
                                                                                            Information Centre (NRIC), Peterborough, 1-800-667-1940, FAX   Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR - Doris Krahn 705-755-
                                                                                            705-755-1677, order from web site:                             3215, Provincial - Stephen Harvey 705-945-6713
                                                                                            http://mnr.stores.gov.on.ca/mnr/
        Tourism and Forest Management in
                                                 Questions & Answers related to RSAs,
        Ontario - Resource Stewardship                                                  Contact Forest Program Specialists NER Carmen Dube 705-235-        NER - Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, NWR - Cathy
                                                 to assist in the development of RSAs;
10.53   Agreements and Forest Management
                                                 to be updated as required, ensure have
                                                                                        1171, NWR Cathy Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR Doris Krahn 705-         Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR - Doris Krahn 705-755-
        Planning Questions & Answers, Jan 6,                                            755-3215, Stephen Harvey 705-945-6713.                             3215, Provincial - Stephen Harvey 705-945-6713
                                                 most recent version.
        2003

                                                 This note is to consolidate previously
                                                 released direction and is to clarify for
                                                 MNR staff the process for developing
                                                                                            Contact Forest Program Specialists NER Carmen Dube 705-235-    NER - Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, NWR - Cathy
                                                 the forest management planning map
10.54   Mapping Tourism Values, June 2003
                                                 4.6. Some additional clarification is to
                                                                                            1171, Cathy Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR Doris Krahn 705-755-     Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR - Doris Krahn 705-755-
                                                                                            3215, Provincial Stephen Harvey 705-945-6713.                  3215, Provincial - Stephen Harvey 705-945-6713
                                                 be provided for MNR staff to use in the
                                                 classification of tourism facilities
                                                 according to their remoteness.


                                                 Interpretive note provided to assist
                                                 MNR staff in addition to the direction set
        RSA Scoping Meeting and Providing                                                   Contact Forest Program Specialists NER Carmen Dube 705-235-    NER - Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, NWR - Cathy
                                                 out in the Guide to Resource
10.55   for a Reasonably Similar Level of
                                                 Stewardship Agreements. Current
                                                                                            1171, NWR Cathy Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR Doris Krahn 705-     Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR - Doris Krahn 705-755-
        Remoteness, May 2003                                                                755-3215, Provincial Stephen Harvey 705-945-6713.              3215, Provincial - Stephen Harvey 705-945-6713
                                                 version is an update to the previous
                                                 January 2003 version.




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                   Document                                     Notes                                      How to Obtain a Copy
                                                                                                                                                               Inquiries On Use of Document
                                                                                                                                                                        [Regional, Provincial contacts]

                                              Tent platforms, mini-moose camps are
                                              acceptable - not restricted to buildings
                                                                                          Contact Forest Program Specialists NER Carmen Dube 705-235-        NER - Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, NWR - Cathy
        RSAs - Definition of an Outpost Camp, only. Interpretive note for use by MNR
10.56   May 10, 2004                          staff & is in addition to direction set out
                                                                                          1171, NWR Cathy Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR Doris Krahn 705-         Cavalier 807-475-1157, SR - Doris Krahn 705-755-
                                                                                          755-3215, Provincial Stephen Harvey 705-945-6713                   3215, Provincial - Stephen Harvey 705-945-6713
                                              in Management Guidelines for Forestry
                                              & Resource-based Tourism.


                                                 This report is not policy. Outlines
        Room to Grow - Final Report of the       recommendations to Ontario                MNR Intranet Website
        Ontario Forest Accord Advisory Board     Government. Initial Minister's reponse    (http://mnronline.mnr.gov.on.ca/spectrasites/ppcb/landusecoordina
10.57   on Implementation of the Accord,         (October 1, 2002), provided a general     tion/OLLImplementation.cfm), go to planning policies link. Internet
                                                                                                                                                               NER - Grant Ritchie 705-235-1151
        March 2002                               endorsement & commitment to               Website (http://www.ontarioslivinglegacy.com)
                                                 preparing an implementation plan.


                                                 Provides interim direction to assist
                                                 planning teams to meet the
                                                 requirements of the FMPM related to
                                                 forest disturbance & clearcuts; this note
        Defining a Clearcut Version 1.0, Interim will be in effect starting with 2001 FMPs Electronic copy available at website:                             NER - Mike Brienesse 705-235-1177, NWR - Kevin
10.58   Direction - December 1999                until the NDPEG is implemented            http://ontariosforests.mnr.gov.on.ca                              Ride 807-475-1270, SR - Glen Watt 705-755-3259
                                                 through the development & approval of
                                                 a new FMP (until March 31, 2008).
                                                 Refer to NDPEG Q&As Part I question
                                                 8.


                                                                                                                                                          NER - Steve Osawa 705-235-1173, NWR - Frank
        LCC: A Learning Tool for MNR Staff,      Document indicates for internal use       Contact Forest Program Specialists NWR Cathy Cavalier 807-475-
10.59   1995                                     only.                                     1157, NER Carmen Dube 705-235-1171
                                                                                                                                                          Miklas 807-475-1299, SR - Roger Davison 705-755-
                                                                                                                                                          3219


                                                 Applies to GLSL forest region; where
        Draft Recommended Forest
                                                 declared locally featured species, this                                                                     NER - Hillary Gignac 705-235-1217, SR - John Boos
10.60   Management Practices for the
                                                 document suggests appropriate forest
                                                                                           NER - Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, SR - John Boos 705-755-3281
                                                                                                                                                             705-755-3281
        Protection of Wood Turtles, May 2004
                                                 management practices.


                                                 Applies to GLSL forest region; drafts
                                                 under development: draft Forest
                                                 Management Guidelines for Protection
                                                 of American Ginseng on Crown land
        Drafts under development: American                                                                                                                   NER - Hillary Gignac 705-235-1217, SR - John Boos
10.61   Ginseng Direction Documents
                                                 within Southern Region, discussion        NER - Carmen Dube 705-235-1171, SR - John Boos 705-755-3281
                                                                                                                                                             705-755-3281
                                                 summary of disturbance monitoring
                                                 parameters to determine correlation
                                                 between ginseng abundance & forest
                                                 management practices.




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                    Document                                     Notes                                    How to Obtain a Copy
                                                                                                                                                               Inquiries On Use of Document
                                                                                                                                                                       [Regional, Provincial contacts]


11.0    FMP Models, Programs

11.1    Blank for future use (moved to 10.57)

                                                  Uses a variety of thematic, spatial
                                                  information to predict areas of high
11.2    Heritage Assessment Tool (HAT)
                                                  cultural heritage potential (field
                                                                                          For MNR use, contact is Renee Carriere 705-541-5114                Provincial - Renee Carriere 705-541-5114
                                                  calibration required).

        A Forest Habitat Suitability Matrix for   Built into SFMMTool and SFMM. NESI
11.3    Northeastern Ontario, 1994                Technical Manual (TM-004).
                                                                                     NESI, South Porcupine, 705-235-1276, FAX: 705-235-1251.                 NER - Greg Lucking 705-235-1182



        A Forest Habitat Suitability Matrix for                                                                                                              NWR: Robert Bowen 807-475-1247, Glen Hooper
11.4    Northwestern Ontario, 1996
                                                  Built into SFMMTool and SFMM.           Built into SFMM Tool and SFMM.
                                                                                                                                                             807-475-1275


                                                Application to classify stands and
                                                                                          SR Science & Information, North Bay, 705-475-5561 (or 5678),       NER Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, SR - Glen Watt
        Ontario Wildlife Habitat Analysis Model manage spatial FRI shapefiles in
11.5    Tool (OWHAMTool)                        preparation for OWHAM. Not currently
                                                                                          Fax: 705-475-5570, E-Mail: murray.woods@mnr.gov.on.ca or           705-755-3259, Provincial - Brian Naylor 705-475-
                                                                                          daniel.kaminski@mnr.gov.on.ca                                      5564
                                                used in Northwestern Ontario.

                                                Spatial habitat analysis for Marten.
                                                Pileated Woodpecker, White-tailed       SR Science & Information, North Bay, 705-475-5561 (or 5678),         NER Greg Lucking 705-235-1182, SR - Glen Watt
        Ontario Wildlife Habitat Analysis Model
11.6    (OWHAM)
                                                deer, Moose, Red-Shouldered hawk,       Fax: 705-475-5570, E-Mail: murray.woods@mnr.gov.on.ca or             705-755-3259, Provincial - Brian Naylor 705-475-
                                                etc. Not currently used in Northwestern daniel.kaminski@mnr.gov.on.ca                                        5564
                                                Ontario.

                                                  Provides landscape pattern analysis.
        Landscape Ecological Analysis                                                     Ontario Forest Research Institute (OFRI), Sault Ste. Marie Ajith   NER - Mike Brienesse 705-235-1177, NWR: Kevin
11.7    Package 2 (LEAP II)
                                                  Stand-alone application, provincially
                                                                                          Perera 705-946-2981 ext. 217                                       Ride 807-475-1270, Phil Elkie 807-939-3112
                                                  supported.

                                                                                                                                                             NER - Mike Brienesse 705-235-1177, NWR: Kevin
                                                  Provides landscape pattern analysis
11.8    FRAGSTATS
                                                  (freeware).
                                                                                          Contact Phil Elkie 807-939-3112.                                   Ride 807-475-1270, Phil Elkie 807-939-3112, SR -
                                                                                                                                                             Glen Watt 705-755-3259

                                                  Calculates Net Primary Productivity for
        Regional Hydro Ecological Simulation                                              For MNR use, contact in Northwest Region is Frank Miklas Senior    NER Steve Osawa 705-235-1173, NWR - Frank
11.9    System (RHESSys)
                                                  FMP - 6. Estimates generated through
                                                                                          FMP Specialist 807-475-1299.                                       Miklas 807-475-1299
                                                  the University of Toronto.


        Ontario Marten Analyst (with Marten       Not currently used in the Northeast     MNR internet website (http://www.sfmmstuff.com). E-Mail:           NWR: Phil Elkie 807-939-3112, Glen Hooper 807-
11.10   Core Builder)                             Region.                                 webmaster@sfmmstuff.com                                            475-1275


        Strategic Forest Management Model         Sorts and classifies FRI based data for MNR internet website (http://www.sfmmstuff.com). E-Mail:           NER - Mike Brienesse 705-235-1177, NWR - Robert
11.11   Tool (SFMMTool)                           input into SFMM.                        webmaster@sfmmstuff.com                                            Bowen 807-475-1247, SR - Glen Watt 705-755-3259




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                                                                                                                                                      Contact(s) for Planning Team
                   Document                                  Notes                                     How to Obtain a Copy
                                                                                                                                                     Inquiries On Use of Document
                                                                                                                                                             [Regional, Provincial contacts]

                                              Area based forest regulation model
        Strategic Forest Management Model     used to calculate the available harvest   MNR internet website (http://www.sfmmstuff.com). E-Mail:   NER - Mike Brienesse 705-235-1177, NWR - Robert
11.12   (SFMM)                                area and predict the associated future    webmaster@sfmmstuff.com                                    Bowen 807-475-1247, SR - Glen Watt 705-755-3259
                                              forest conditions.


                                              Compare the social/economic impacts                                                                  NWR - Robert Bowen 807-475-1247, Provincial
11.13   Socio-Economic Impact Model (SEIM)
                                              of management alternatives.
                                                                                        Yana Soroka 705-945-5833
                                                                                                                                                   Yana Soroka 705-945-5833


                                              Generates demographic profiles based                                                                 NWR - Robert Bowen 807-475-1247, Provincial
11.14   Demographic Profiler
                                              on Statistics Canada information.
                                                                                   Yana Soroka 705-945-5833
                                                                                                                                                   Yana Soroka 705-945-5833

                                              Tracks and documents public
                                              comments and planning team
                                              responses. The system is not
                                                                                     Contact Frank Miklas Senior FMP Specialist MNR NWR 807-475-   NER - Steve Osawa 705-235-1173; NWR - Frank
11.15   Public Consultation System            supported by formal MNR training.
                                                                                     1299.                                                         Miklas 807-475-1299
                                              Planning teams who have support for
                                              the 'Access Program' may be interested
                                              in the system.

                                              Caribou habitat modelling and mosaic                                                                 NWR: Phil Elkie 807-939-3112, Glen Hooper 807-
11.16   Ontario Forest Analyst
                                              building.
                                                                                        Contact Phil Elkie 807-939-3112.
                                                                                                                                                   475-1275


        Natural Resources & Values            Produces the standardized FMP Values Application and database have been implemented in each MNR      MNR District Information Management Supervisor,
11.17   Information System (NRVIS)            Maps series 4.1 - 4.5.               District office                                                 Provincial - Rob Parry 705-755-2158

                                              Assist in implementing Natural
                                              Disturbance Pattern Emulation Guide.
                                              1) delineates disturbances and their
                                              residual 2) classifies frequency of                                                                  NWR: Kevin Ride 807-475-1270, Phil Elkie 807-939-
        Natural Disturbance Pattern Emulation disturbance by size class 3) helps        MNR internet website (http://www.sfmmstuff.com); E-mail:   3112; NER - Mike Brienesse 705-235-1177; SR -
11.18   Guide Tool                                                                      webmaster@sfmmstuff.com                                    Glen Watt 705-755-3259, Provincial - Michael Gluck
                                              teams plan residual location and
                                              composition; and 4) reporting module                                                                 807-343-4002
                                              assists in FMP documentation (tables)




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                    LIST OF FOREST MANAGEMENT GUIDES
                           (Implementation Manuals)
                                                     as of May 21, 2004



7.0    PROVINCIAL GUIDES
       Silvicultural Guide to Managing for Black Spruce, Jack Pine, and Aspen on Boreal Forest Ecosites in Ontario (3
7.1    volumes), 1997


7.2    A Silvicultural Guide for the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Conifer Forest in Ontario, 1998


7.3    A Silvicultural Guide for the Tolerant Hardwood Forest in Ontario, 1998


7.4    A Tree-Marking Guide for the Tolerant Hardwoods Working Group in Ontario, 1993


7.5    Boreal Mixedwood Notes - 1st 24 notes, September 2000


       Silviculture Guide to Managing Spruce, Fir, Birch and Aspen Mixedwoods in Ontario's Boreal Forest, Version 1.0,
7.6    May 2003


7.7    Management Guidelines for Forestry and Resource-based Tourism Version 1.0 July, 2001


7.8    Timber Management Guidelines for the Protection of Cultural Heritage Resources, 1991


7.9    Timber Management Guidelines for the Provision of Moose Habitat, 1988


7.10   Timber Management Guidelines for the Protection of Fish Habitat, 1988


7.11   Forest Management Guidelines for the Provision of White-Tailed Deer Habitat, 1997


7.12   Forest Management Guidelines for the Provision of Marten Habitat, 1996


7.13   Forest Management Guidelines for the Provision of Pileated Woodpecker Habitat, 1996


7.14   Forest Management Guidelines for the Protection of the Physical Environment, 1997


7.15   Forest Management Guide for Natural Disturbance Pattern Emulation, 2001


7.16   A Silvicultural Guide to Managing Southern Ontario Forests, 2000


8.0    Construction/Operational Manuals
8.1    Aerial Spraying for Forest Management, 1991


8.2    Access Roads Manual, 1992


8.3    Prescribed Burn Planning Manual, 1997


8.4    Environmental Guidelines for Access Roads and Water Crossings, 1988 (reprint, 1990)


8.5    Code of Practice for Timber Management Operations in Riparian Areas, 1991, amended April 1998




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9.0    Resource/Environmental Manuals
9.1    Selected Wildlife and Habitat Features: Inventory Manual, 1998


       Forest Management Guidelines for the Conservation of Woodland Caribou: A Landscape Approach, For Use in
9.2    Northwestern Ontario, 1999


9.3    Management Guidelines and Recommendations for Osprey in Ontario, 1983


9.4    Habitat Management for Ontario's Forest Nesting Accipiters, Buteos, and Eagles, 1984


9.5    Forest Raptors and Their Nests in Central Ontario, 1998


9.6    Habitat Management Guidelines for Cavity-Nesting Birds in Ontario, 1984


9.7    Management Guidelines for the Protection of Heronries in Ontario, 1984


       Habitat Management Guidelines for Warblers of Ontario's Northern Coniferous Forests, Mixed Forests or Southern
9.8    Hardwood Forests, 1984


9.9    Habitat Management Guidelines for Bats of Ontario, 1984


       Habitat Management Guidelines for Birds of Ontario Wetlands including Marshes, Swamps, and Fens or Bogs of
9.10   Various Types, 1985


9.11   Bald Eagle Habitat Management Guidelines, 1987


9.12   Golden Eagle Habitat Management Guidelines, 1987


9.13   Peregrine Falcon Habitat Management Guidelines, 1987


9.14   Guidelines for Providing Furbearer Habitat in Timber Management (draft, 1986)


9.15   Habitat Management Guidelines for Waterfowl in Ontario - for use in Timber Management (draft, 1985)




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