Looking to play a part in the regeneration of the forest? Manual thinning involves the use of brush saws to clear conifer plantations of competing vegetation to increase growing space for planted trees.
Workers are paid production at a rate of $200 per hectare of thinned area. This job typically begins in July and ends when the snow fly's.
Safety comes first. As part of the roadside brushing team, workers will use brush saws to clear vegetation from the shoulders and ditches of forestry access roads to enhance line-of-site, kilometer marker visibility and overall road safety.
Workers are paid production at a rate of $200 per kilometer of brushed road. This job does not have a definitive start/end date.
With the volume of traffic on many of our primary and secondary forestry access roads, there is compulsory maintenance that must occur to protect the integrity of the roads and ensure the safety of the commuters. As a road maintenance laborer, workers will undertake a variety of roads projects such as, bridge re-decking, culvert installation & replacement and road signage repair.
Workers are compensated at a per hour rate with an average work day totaling 8 to 10 hours.
Cone collection is a yearly activity that compensates individuals for picking cones for seed extraction and storage to eventually grow tree seedlings for the lake Nipigon Forest.
All individuals are encouraged to come out and pick cones. Compensation for participants is production based at $200 per hectolitre of cones picked.