Forest Management Planning

Please find all available FMP and AWS products made available by VFM via this site.

VFM makes the forest management plan and associated documents available to the public via this site. It should be noted that amendments to the forest management plan are occuring often on a frequent basis. Documentation can change as a result, and not all changes can be updated on the site immediately. Please use the following FMP products as a guide for your area of interest on the management unit. If you have a detailed question or concern, contact VFM staff for further information.

Contact the VFM office at 705-560-6363 to arrange for a meeting or to have a map sent to you.

Forest Management Planning

Implementing the 2010-2020 Forest Management Plan

Vermilion Forest Management Ltd. is currently implementing the approved 2010 Forest Management Plan which applies a strategic direction for the 10-year period 2010-2020. The Plan contains two 5-year operational Phases. VFM is now implementing the Phase II 5-year operating term from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2020.

Click below for a detailed summary of the 2010-2020 FMP.

FMP Summary Text (English)               FMP Summary Text (French)

The approved 2010 Forest Management Plan is available in its entirety on the Ministry of Natural Resource's eFMP website.

Plan Text

Plan Tables

Herbicide Program for the 2019 Season

Annually VFM Ltd. prepares a detailed herbicide spray project plan that includes descriptions of the spray blocks and specific implementation plans for security, safety, and communications. MNRF's Sudbury District reviews/approves these plans and participates, to some extent, in their implementation. To read these plans click here.


VFM Ltd. has compiled an index map illustrating the location of this year's aerial application and ground application programs. Please refer to the project numbers on the index map to find the corresponding Block Map below.

Index Map for 2019 Program

Block Maps

Once you have located your area of interest on the index maps above, please download the individual areas on our 8x11 inch pdf documents. Each file is under 1 megabyte in size, easily aquired with any high speed internet service.

2019 Program Maps

General Information related to herbicide use in Forest Management in the North Bay and Sudbury area can be found here