FORESTRY FUTURES TRUST ONTARIO

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July 24, 2020

For Round 50, $3,378,507 was approved for the funding of projects within the Forestry Futures Trust Silviculture Program.  Of the 16 applications received, 14 were approved, one did not meet eligibility criteria, and one is pending. 

Among Silviculture Eligibility Categories, eight projects from Category 1:  Intensive Stand Improvement received $2,462,763 in total funding (six from the Northeast and two from the South Regions).  Four projects in Category 2: Stand Rehabilitation after Natural Disturbance were approved for $499,834 (two for the Northwest and one from each of the Northeast and South Regions).  One project in Category 3: Pest Control from the South Region received $258,488 in funding and another project in Category 4: Insolvency from the Northwest Region was approved for $157,423.

Among Regions, the Northeast received 65% of the approved funding with a total of $2,211,452; the South received 25% with $847,570 in funding; and the Northwest, 9%, with $319,485 in project approvals.

 

January 31, 2020

For Round 49, $1,544,969 was approved for the funding of projects within the Forestry Futures Trust Silviculture Program.  Of the 13 applications received, 11 were approved, one did not meet eligibility criteria, and one is pending. 

Among Silviculture Eligibility Categories, four projects from Category 1:  Intensive Stand Improvement received $760,144 in total funding (three from the Northeast and one from the Northwest Regions).  Five projects in Category 2: Stand Rehabilitation after Natural Disturbance were approved for $568,554 (four from the Northeast and one from the Northwest Regions).  Two Category 4: Insolvency projects were approved for $216,271 (one from each of the South and Northeast Regions), while no applications were received under Category 3: Pest Control.

Among Regions, the Northeast received 62% of the approved funding with a total of $964,624;  the Northwest received 24% with $371,552 in funding; and the South, 14%, with $208,793 in project approvals.


 

January 9, 2020

Applications for FFT  Silviculture Round 50 are now closed.

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