FAQs

These are some of the questions that we are frequently asked....

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How do I find out what my woodlot is worth?

Woodlot stumpage values are dependant on tree size, species, densities and quality. Woodlots also hold many other values for people and the ecosystem.  Talk to your local marketing board for woodlot appraisals.

I want to harvest my woodlot, what steps do I take?

The first step to take is contacting your local marketing board, who can assist you in the process of harvesting your woodlot. The process entails an assessment of your woodland to determine areas with merchantable volume, acquiring personnel to harvest and truck your timber, determining stumpage contracts, as well as finding markets for selling your timber.

Does stumpage have HST?

No, according to the Revenue Canada regulations there is no HST associated with the sale of stumpage.  For more information contact your local marketing board.

Is there HST charged on woodlot purchases?

No, according to the Revenue Canada regulations there is no HST associated with the sale of woodlots.  Find out more information on HST/GST regulations here.

Who should you contact to report environmental violations, such as a neighbour not leaving a buffer when cutting near a stream?

Contact the Department of Environment and Local Government. This particular violation would fall under the clean water act. Wetlands information can be found there as well.

Did you know you can apply online for a Watercourse and Wetland Alteration (WAWA) permit?  Click here to see more information on the GNB website.