Forests Ontario

Stewardship planning for natural areas

Published by The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

Land stewardship means caring for our land, air and water and sustaining the natural processes on which life depends. Good land stewards know their actions affect the quality and health of plants, animals, air, land and water. What you do with your land today has an impact on your family, neighbours, and future generations. This guide will help you become a knowledgeable steward of the land. By taking care of the land now, you can help ensure that your property remains healthy into the future. It’s up to you!