Factsheet: The Forest Resources Management Act

The Forest Resources Management Act

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
The Forest Resources Management Act
Description: 
The Forest Resources Management Act and the Forest Resources Management Regulations (regulations) provide a legal framework for committing the government and forest users to undertake the essential components of sustainable forest management -- planning, monitoring, reporting, adapting -- while maintaining a focus on results. This means that the framework ensures forest health is protected, while remaining flexible enough to be successfully applied to the great variety of forest ecosystems in Saskatchewan.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate protection and management of forests

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Agriculture lands

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Policies ensuring sustainable production of biomass
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1997
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014