Regional Ecological Data Collection Project
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(from Matawa First Nations Management Open Data)
on February 2, 2016.
updated 10 months ago.
<p>This is a generalized feature layer. For the full shapefile, visit the Land Information Ontario website link in the Table (see tab above), or e-mail email@example.com.<br /></p><p>Identifies and describes the forested area in the province of Ontario within the Forest Management Area of the Undertaking and the confines of the Northern Boreal Initiative. Forested areas may either be currently forested or managed as future-forests. These areas may be described with various measurement values, observations, and development-stage data. The level of detail in which a forest is described will vary according to local need. Relevant *legislation associated and identified by the Forest Information Manual (FIM) dictates minimum content and vintage of data within the Area of the Undertaking and the Northern Boreal Initiative. There are no inventories planned for Southern Ontario or the very far North. Water is delineated but not described. Non-forested areas such as rock, muskeg, developed agricultural land, etc. are identified but are only described with ecosite codes</p><p></p><p>Note: For the purposes of brevity, references to the FIM Forest Resources Inventory Technical Specifications have been shortened in field descriptions to FRI Tech Spec.</p><p>*Includes the Crown Forest Sustainability Act (1995), Class Environmental Assessment for Timber Management on Crown Land (Timber EA).</p>