The Prince Albert FMA area is located just north of Prince Albert in the heart of Saskatchewan. This area of boreal forest contains mixed-wood stands on the west and softwood dominated stands to the north and east. Common tree species are trembling aspen, pine, spruce, balsam, poplar, and birch.
The total area (land, water, swamp) of the FMA is 3.3 million hectares with 2.7 million being forested. Timber harvesting is expected to be possible on 1.7 million hectares or 63% of the forested area.
The Forest Management Plan established a sustainable harvest rate of 2.99 million m3 per year. The annual harvest area is approximately 19,150 hectares (1% of the harvestable land base.
Overview of Prince Albert Forest Management Agreement Area
Shareholders are responsible for their own planning, harvesting, hauling, renewal operations, paying Crown dues and fees, and providing related plans and reports
The total area (land, water, swamp) of the FMA is 3.3 million hectares with 2.7 million being forested. Timber harvesting is expected to be possible on 1.7 million hectare or 63% of the forested area.
A long-term Forest Management Plan for the Prince Albert Forest Management Agreement area sets out the goals, objectives, and strategies for this forest for the period from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2038.
Sakâw, through its Shareholders, compiles an operating plan each year outlining the forestry activities (harvesting, road building, renewal, etc.) being planned for the next 1-5 years.
PUBLIC ADVISORY GROUP DOCUMENTS
Sakâw Public Advisory Group documents can be found on the following page.