Forest Enhancement Program (FEP): Forestry Services for Private Forest Land Owners

Do you own woodland on PEI?

If you own woodland on PEI, the Forest Enhancement Program (FEP) can provide you with forestry-related advice and financial assistance. The program has helped thousands of Island woodlot owners manage their woodlands for recreation, forest products, wildlife habitat, forest restoration and health, and many other reasons and values.

Can I get help managing my private forest land?

Yes. The province will provide you with technical advice and financial assistance through the Forest Enhancement Program. The Private Land Regions Map can connect you with the FEP forester or forest technician who works in your area.

In order to participate, you need to:

Once your FEP Forest Management Plan Funding application is approved, you need to have a forest management plan prepared for your woodland. Plans are prepared by private sector forest consultants who will meet with you and prepare a Forest Management Plan tailored to your interests and the potential of your forest lands.

FEP Forest Consultants
Name and Community Education - Background Company Name
and Address
Phone  Plans to date

Allan Kelly
Souris Line Rd

Forest Technician 1269 Souris Line Rd, 
Souris C0A 2G0

(902) 687-2312
(902) 393-7785

71

Martinus Rose
Pooles Corner

Forest Technician Marwood Properties
PO Box 30
Georgetown C0A 1L0
(902) 838-3013 47
Gary Schneider
Wood Islands
Macphail Woods Forestry Project   Valley
C0A 1A0
(902) 651-2575
(902) 962-3477
8
Emery Crawford
Belle River
 Forester (BSc) CRAWMAC
603 Crawford Rd
Belle River C0A 1B0
(902) 326-9463  

Victor MacLeod
Orwell

Forest Technician

MurMac Forest Management 
468 Uigg Rd Orwell C0A 2E0

(902) 393-2204 221
Dan Murnaghan
Donagh
Forest Technician 989 Donagh Rd Rte 257
Donagh C0B 0X1
(902) 388- 0740 72
Robert Crawford
North Wiltshire
Forester (BSc) Better Forest Management
610 Clarkin Rd
N. Wiltshire C0A 1Y0
(902) 675-4405 153
Carey Foster
New Haven
Forest Technician PO Box 1042
Cornwall C0A 1H0
(902) 394-0742 8
Donnie P. Kelly
Suffolk
Forest Technician 706 Suffolk Rd
Dunstaffnage C1C 0P6
(902) 213-8899
(902) 629-1465
3
Reg Conohan
Cardigan
Forest Technician 108 Launching Rd
PO Box 147
Cardigan C0A 1G0
(902) 326-7072 9
Todd LaFrance
Kensington
Forester (BSc)   (902) 888-9430 10
Dan Dupont
Montague
Forester (BSc) Working Forest PEI
5825 Campbell Rd
Montague C1A 7N8
(902) 969-2845 3

Working on your forest land

Once your plan is approved, you may start to work on the recommended treatments. You can do the work yourself or hire a qualified forest contractor but in either case, the work must be done to the required minimum standard in order to qualify for financial assistance under the FEP.

The forest contractors listed below are registered with the FEP and offer a variety of forest management and harvest treatments to land owners.

FEP Forest Contractors
Name Company Name Address Contact Information
Allan Kelly Allan Kelly Forest Consulting 1269 Souris Line Rd.
Souris C0A 2G0

(902) 393-7785
(902) 687-2312

Todd MacLeod T J Forest Service 346 Weatherbie Rd
Upton C0A 2A0
(902) 969-0976
Vernon Myers Timberview Logging

404 Georgetown Rd
​Georgetown  C0A 1LO

(902) 652-2202
(902) 969-1796

Tim Ryan Ryan Wood Producers RR#3 Montague
C0A 1R0

(902) 838-0334

Emery Crawford CRAWMAC

603 Crawfords Rd
Belle River C0A 1B0

(902) 326 - 9463
Colin Arsenault Colin Arsenault 2966 Murray Harbour Rd
Belfast  C0A 1M0
(902) 969-6846
Richard Gill Richard Gill Elliotvale
Mt. Stewart RR#5
C0A 1T0

(902) 651-2059
(902) 969-9663

Victor MacLeod

MurMac Forest Management 468 Uigg Rd
Orwell C0A 2E0

(902) 393-2204
(902) 629-0645

Dan Murnaghan Dan Murnaghan 989 Donagh Rd Rte 257
Donagh C0B 0X1
(902) 388-0740
Jonathan McKinley Atlantic Yard Services

1003 Strathcona Rd Rte 312
St Peters Bay C0A 2A0

(902) 213-2221
Dan Dupont Working Forest PEI

5825 Campbell Rd
Montague C0A 1R0

(902) 969-2845
Robert Crawford Better Forest Management 610 Clarkin Rd
North Wiltshire  C0A 1Y0

(902) 675-4405
(902) 625-2123

Marcel Arsenault Deva Forestry Services Ltd 47 Haldimand River Rd Rte #3
Wellington C0B 2E0

(902) 854-3008

Leonce Arsenault Arsenaults' Sawmill Box 29
Richmond C0B 1L0

(902) 854-3580
(902) 854-2210
(902) 888-7183

Glen Wood Glen Wood Box 12
Coleman C0B 1H0
(902) 859-2811

Funding and support

The province will provide funding up to 70 percent of the estimated cost for many, but not all, recommended treatments. As the property owner you are responsible for the remainder as well as any cost over runs. Funding can be denied for work that does not meet the required standard. 

Other programs and services for Island woodlot owners

Forest Enhancement Program contact information

Eastern PEI: (902) 961 - 7296
Central PEI: (902) 368 - 4800
Western PEI: (902) 835 - 7260 

Information for private sector forest contractors and consultants

Forest contractors and consultants who are interested in providing services to private land clients under the Forest Enhancement Program should consult the Private Sector Forest Contractors and Forest Consultants information page.

Published date: 
May 16, 2018
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General Inquiries

Forests, Fish and Wildlife Division
J. Frank Gaudet Tree Nursery
183 Upton Road
Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: (902) 368-6450
Fax: (902) 368-4713

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