Forestry Sector Council
A skilled forestry workforce
Sustainable, diverse and growing
The Forestry Sector Council is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to developing a skilled and professional workforce for the forestry industry in Nova Scotia. We collaborate with partners to identify and solve labour challenges, advance innovation in human resources, and build capacity in our sector.
Our strategic priorities:
Province Announces Restrictions During Wildfires
As fire crews battle wildfires in Nova Scotia, the Province is announcing measures to prevent more from starting.
Maritime College of Forest Technology Appoints First Female Board Chair
The Forestry Sector Council and the Maritime College of Forest Technology (MCFT) are pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Boyd as the first female Chair on the Board of Governors.
Forestry Funding Helps with Fiona Damage, Silviculture
More support is coming to help private woodlot owners recover from hurricane Fiona and grow healthy forests. The Department is investing an additional $5.7 million this fiscal year to help private woodlot owners with Fiona cleanup.