Under the broad heading of resource management, the Department is involved in the management of :
- County Forests
- County Weed Program
Bruce County Forests are administered by the Department,
approximately 4850 hectares of land, under a management agreement with
the Ministry of Natural Resources. These lands are public lands owned by
the County and accessible to local residents and visitors alike. MTB
mountain bike trails are located on some of these lands (see above).
Forest Conservation By-law 4071 The Department is responsible for administering the By-law which regulates the cutting of trees within the County, promoting sound forest management practices. Permit applications are attached to the Tree Cutting By-law (link above).
- Predator Control Guidelines
- Predator Control Compensation Form Feb 2012 (submit to County Clerk's Office, Walkerton)
- Landowner Application for Removal of Nuisance Beaver (submit to the County Clerk's Office, Walkerton)
For further information, contact:
County Clerk's Office Ph: 519-881-1291 / 1-877-681-1291
Ken Goldsmith, Forest Technician cell: 519-270-0748 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org