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About NFMC

Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation (NFMC) is the Sustainable Forest Licence holder for both the Pic and White River Forest Management Units. NFMC develops management plans, manages forest operations and silviculture, and monitors compliance within these forests. NFMC promotes economic growth throughout the forestry sector and supports local communities through our scholarship, donation and sponsorship, and strategic initiative programs.

Our Vision

 As the first Local Forest Management Corporation in Ontario, our vision is to be recognized as a leading steward of our forests, fostering a sustainable and harmonious coexistence between people and nature. Through unwavering dedication, we aim to inspire a world where forests are celebrated for their intrinsic value, ecological importance, and economic potential. Our commitment is one of responsibility, innovation, and collaboration, leading us towards ensuring the vitality of our forests for generations to come.

Our Mission

>To hold forest resource licences in accordance with legislation and to promote the sustainability of our forests.

> To provide economic development opportunities to Indigenous peoples.

> To become a self-sustaining business entity and to optimize the value from forest resources while recognizing the importance of local economic development.

> To market, sell and enable access to a predictable and competitively priced supply of forest resources.

Recent News

NFMC Attends Annual Opportunities Northwest Job Fair

Recently, NFMC attended the 3rd Annual Opportunities Northwest Job Fair hosted by Dougall Media. The event took place at the Valhalla Inn in Thunder Bay. There were 90 exhibitors and an estimated 2000...

April 8, 2024

Spring Thaw Safety Reminder from NFMC

A friendly safety reminder from team NFMC: Everywhere you look the evidence of spring thaw is here with above freezing temperatures resulting in melting snow. That evidence may not be obvious on some ...

April 1, 2024

Investing In Our Communities

 

LOCAL INVESTMENTS

$3,141,491

in our communities since 2015

NFMC is the first Local Forest Management Corporation established through regulation under the Ontario Forest Modernization Act, 2011. Since its incorporation on May 29, 2012, NFMC has worked hard to re-energize the forestry sector, create jobs and boost the economy. Look for the leaf and choose local and sustainable Ontario wood.