A Hopeful Vision

Imagine a diverse forest with tall, thriving trees. Sunlight streams through the leaves above and rich soils cover the ground below.

Imagining the Future Forest

Across the Maritime Provinces, the unceded territory of the Peskotomuhkati, Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqey nations, there is a special forest type known as the Wabanaki forest. The Wabanaki forest is naturally diverse and resilient to natural disturbances. Unfortunately, very little forest remains in pre-colonial condition. Together, we can re-imagine a future in which the forest and the communities most connected to it can flourish again.

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Join the Movement

The Maritime Forest Accord is a movement for people and forests. Navigate the pages below to find relevant resources and share your vision for the forest. Whether you’re a landowner, forestry professional, or a friend of the forest—there’s room for you here.

Acadian Forest Statistics

32 Native Tree Species

80k Family Forest Owners

5 NATIONS IN THE WABANAKI CONFEDERACY

Stories and Updates

Category: Story

Honouring Her Roots

Meet Melissa Labrador, a Mi’kmaw artist and knowledge keeper from Gokqwes (Wildcat 12) in what is presently known as Nova Scotia.

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Category: News

The Borer and the Basket

A new video pillustrates the importance of basket-making to Indigenous communities in Mi'kma'ki and reflects on the threat of the emerald ash borer.

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Jul 24

Category: Event

Women in Forestry Workshop

Join the Mersey Tobeatic Research Insitute for a "Women in Forestry" workshop.

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Resources

Whether you're a landowner, forestry professional, or forest enthusiast, find resources to support forest conservation, restoration and ecological management.

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Support

Looking for help managing your woodlot or want to know more about ecological forestry? Use our directory to find people who can help.

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