Partners and Associate Members


Our Partners and Associate Members

Currently there are 38 full partners and 30 associate members, representing 12 forest interest sectors.

The sustainable forest initiatives organized and supported by the NFA Partners and Associate Members are important to the long-term health and vibrancy of our Maritime woodlands and the families and communities who depend on them. The NFA strongly encourages you to support these organizations.

Click on the organization’s name, or visit our Links page to connect with these and other supporters of forest sustainability.



Associate Members



Federal Government


Canadian Forest Service

Parks Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Environment Canada



Provincial Government


Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

PEI Department of Environment, Energy and Forestry


Nova Scotia Environment



Pulp/Paper/Board Mills


NewPage Port Hawkesbury Limited

Louisiana Pacific Canada





First Nations


The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq; First Nations Forestry Program


Eskasoni Fish and Wildlife Commission




Sawmill and Veneer


Ledwidge Lumber Company Limited

Groupe Savoie Westville Division

Barrett Lumber Company 

Elmsdale Lumber Company Limited

Russell White Lumber Limited 

Hefler Forest Products Limited

J.D. Irving Limited 

Verboom Grinders Limited



Service and Associations


Halifax Regional Water Commission 

The Municipality of the County of Colchester

Musquodoboit Valley Tourism Association 

Guysborough County Regional Development Authority

Nova Scotia Silviculture Contractors’ Association 

Colchester Regional Development Agency

Forest Products Association of Nova Scotia 

Town of Stewiacke


Kaizer Meadow Brook Preservation Group


Forestry Safety Society of Nova Scotia


Central Nova Tourist Association


Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia


Atlantic Forestry Review


Interforest Incorporated


Wood Product Manufacturers Association



Professional and Technical Organizations


Registered Professional Foresters Association of Nova Scotia 


Canadian Institute of Forestry; Nova Scotia Section 


Nova Scotia Forest Technicians Association 




Research and Education


Nova Scotia Forestry Association 

Centre for Wildlife and Conservation Biology; Acadia University

Dalhousie University 

St. Francis Xavier University

Nova Scotia Agricultural College 

Harrison Lewis Coastal Discovery Centre Society

Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute 

Fundy Model Forest





Unaffiliated Environmentalists

Ruffed Grouse Society of Canada

Cobequid Salmon Association 

Sierra Club Atlantic

Nova Scotia Environmental Network 


Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society; NS Chapter 


Ecology Action Centre 


Nature Nova Scotia 




Private Landowners


Conform Limited

North Nova Forest Owners Co-op Limited

Forest Group Venture Association

Athol Forestry Cooperative Limited

Christmas Tree Council of Nova Scotia

John Tanner and Son

Unaffiliated Landowners


Federation of Nova Scotia Woodland Owners 




Recreational and Non-Timber



Woodcock Conservation Society



Forest Communities Areas


St. Mary's River Association


Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve Association


Prince Edward Island Model Forest Network Partnership


Unama'ki Institute of Natural Resources




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