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Wabigoon Forest

FMU 130 - SFL: 541953

The Wabigoon Forest is approximately 732,677 hectares in size. It is one of three management units administered from the Dryden, Fort Frances, Atikokan MNRF District Office. The forest borders Lac Seul and the Whiskey Jack forests to the Northeast and Northwest, the Boundary Waters Forest to the south, the English river forest to the East, and surrounds the Dryden Forest. The Wabigoon Forest is currently operating under the 2019 - 2029 Forest Management Plan. Click Here to learn about how to get involved in forest management planning.

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What's New!

The 2019-2029 Wabigoon Forest Management Plan (FMP) was approved by the MNRF Regional Director in April of 2019. All plan related documents, maps, and tables can be found on either the MNRF Natural Resources Information Portal (NRIP - or on this web page below. 

Operational Update

A monthly operations and planning update is prepared detailing progress in the current operations, expected operations, planning activities, road decommissioning, and safety. This document provides readers with a finer source of information throughout the Annual Work Schedule. 

2024-2025 Annual Work Schedule

The 2024-2025 Annual Work Schedule contains the planned harvest operations, road development, and renewal. Revisions to the AWS are hosted on the MNRFs Natural Resources Information Portal - NRIP. 

2019-2029 Forest Management Plan

The Wabigoon Forest Management Plan provides the long--term management direction, prescriptions, and objective that will provide for sustainability of the forest. The Forest Management Plan (FMP) was prepared by the Plan author  with the support of an multidisciplinary planning team including MNRF, industry, Indigenous and public members. A forest management plan is broken into four main part, Plan Text, Plan Maps, FMP Tables, and Supplementary Documentation (Supp Doc). These documents along with any amended documents can be found on NRIP.

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