Forestry Committee

The Forestry Committee provides guidance to SNC staff in the delivery of its forestry program. Members include representatives from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Forestry Consultants, farmers, rural landowners, Board Members, Contractors, MNR, Snowmobile Associations, UCPR, and UCSDG.

2020 Forestry Committee (left to right)

Front Row: Murray Inch; Dorothy Hamilton

Back Row: Bill Smirle, Chair, SNC Board of Directors; Archie Byers; Doug Thompson, Past Chair, SNC Board of Directors; Tony Ricard; François Allard; Alain Bertrand ; Ron Toonders; Glenn Mackey

Absent: Dave Robertson, Committee Chair; Maurice Chabot; Ben de Haan; Elizabeth Holmes; Steve Hunter; François St. Amour; George Darouze, Vice Chair, SNC Board of Directors

Forestry Committee Members

Archie Byers Private Citizen
Maurice Chabot Private Citizen
Ben de Haan UCSDG
Dorothy Hamilton SDG OWA
Elizabeth Holmes MNRF
Steve Hunter UCPR
Murray Inch Private Citizen
Glenn Mackey Past Board Member
Tony Ricard Private Citizen
Dave Robertson Committee Chair
François St. Amour Board Member
Ron Toonders Ag Soil and Crop
Bill Smirle SNC Chair, ex-officio
George Darouze SNC Vice Chair, ex-officio
Doug Thompson SNC Past Chair, ex-officio

Staff Liasion:  Ronda Boutz, Team Lead, Special Projects   -

2020 Meeting Schedule

2020 Agendas Approved Minutes
March 5th:  Annual Joint Standing Committee Meetings
10 - 12 pm     2020 03 FOR Agenda 2020 03 FOR Minutes
  2019 Forest Management Annual Report
12:00 pm     Standing Committee Luncheon 
1 - 3 pm     2020 03 JSC Agenda 2020 03 JSC Minutes
June 2nd Virtual 2020 06 FOR Agenda 2020 06 FOR Minutes
  2020 06 FOR Powerpoint  
  Livestream on Youtube   
September 1st 2020 09 FOR Agenda 2020 09 FOR Minutes
  2020 09 FOR Supp  
November 24th 2020 11 FOR Agenda 2020 11 FOR Minutes
  2020 11 FOR Supp  

Forestry Committee Minutes:  Archives

2016 Forestry Committee Minutes

2017 Forestry Committee Minutes

2018 Forestry Committee Minutes

2019 Forestry Committee Minutes