Ontario Forestry Industry Association (OFIA): The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) is a provincial trade association representing member companies ranging from large multinational corporations to small, family owned businesses that produce a broad range of products including pulp, paper, paperboard, lumber, panelboard, plywood and veneer.
Ontario Forestry Association (OFA): The OFA is dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of all aspects of Ontario's forests, and to develop commitment to stewardship of forest ecosystems. Since 1949, the OFA has been involved in public education around forestry and environmental issues. The OFA promotes the value of our forest lands for multiple purposes.
Ontario Wood: “Ontario Wood” is an initiative to help you identify and purchase locally made Ontario Wood products. Whether you are a consumer, builder, designer or architect, look for the leaf to be sure it’s Ontario Wood. Many Ottawa Valley Wood producers are also included in the Ontario Wood directory!
Valley Artisans' Co-op: Located in Deep River, the Valley Artisans' Co-op is a store filled with locally-crafted, unique fine art and gifts, including some of the wood artisan's featured in the Ottawa Valley Wood directory. A great place for locally-minded people to shop for wedding, birthday, Christmas and everyday gifts!
Eastern Ontario Model Forest: The EOMF is a not-for-profit, charitable organization. As one of 15 large-scale working model forests that represent the five major forest ecoregions of Canada, the EOMF works with government, landowners, industry, First Nations, non-government organizations and others to develop new ways to sustain and manage our forest resources. The model forest provides a unique forum where forest users — many of whom may never have met before — can forge partnerships and gain a greater understanding of conflicting views, share their knowledge, and combine their expertise and resources.
REAL Treehugger: A campaign initiated by the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association. The message: A REAL Treehugger knows that sustainable forestry: Renews and replenishes the ecosystem; promotes Economic growth; Accumulated more carbon; and is the Lifeblood of communities. Check out their blog here.