Forestry Industry

For over 40 Years, Roy Northern’s wide range of services have complimented the forestry sector in one way or another. From land, GIS, archaeology or environmental we continue to provide expertise in a variety of services including:

Forestry Info Sheet


  • Archaeological Impact Assessments (BC)
  • Historic Resource Impact Assessments (AB, YK, NWT)
  • Section 12 Site Alterations
  • Archaeological Overview Assessments
  • Statement of Justification
  • CMT and Trail Mitigations
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Post Harvest Inspections
  • Consultations and Monitoring
  • Historic and Heritage Management
  • Traditional Use Inventories
  • Winter Testing

Environmental Monitoring

  • Construction Monitoring and Inspection
  • Powerline and Transformer Monitoring
  • Air Quality Monitoring


  • Stream Classification & Riparian Management Area Condition Evaluation
  • Fish & Fish Habitat Assessments
  • Wildlife Resource Value Assessment & Mitigation Planning
  • Erosion & Sediment Control planning
  • Wetland Classification & Mitigation
  • Soil Conservation Surveys
  • Invasive Plant Mitigation & Monitoring
  • Species at Risk / High Priority Wildlife Mitigation
  • Rare Plant Surveys & Mitigation
  • Visual Quality Impact Effectiveness Evaluation
  • Vegetation Resource Inventory (VRI)


  • Cartography / Mapping Services
  • GIS Query and Analysis
  • Data Management
  • Almost real-time RGB aerial imagery at project scale (through UAV data acquisition)
  • Almost real-time high-resolution digital surface model of clear-cut areas (through UAV data acquisition)
  • Digital surface 3D model or fly-through video of project area (through UAV data acquisition)
  • Multi-spectral satellite imagery for NDVI analysis
  • Liar imagery and 3D model
  • Tree heights estimation

First Nations

  • Traditional and Ecological Knowledge Studies (TEK)
  • Traditional Land Use Studies
  • Aboriginal Consultation
  • Community Meetings

Emergency Spill Response

  • BC Spill Preparedness, Response and Recovery
  • Emergency Response Plans (ERP)
  • Emergency Spill Response (ESP)

Land and Regulatory

  • First Nation Consultation
  • Stakeholder Consultation
  • Land Acquisition
  • Timber Mark for Crown and private land, Licence to Cut and Licence of Occupation
  • Forest Road planning, layout and applications
  • Site and Management Plans
  • Timber Evaluations and Silviculture Surveys
  • Logging and Clearing Plans
  • Waste, Residue and Soil Conservation Surveys
  • Planting Supervision
  • Logging and Clearing Supervision
  • Logging and Clearing Plans
  • Forest Ecosystem Classification
  • Forest Harvest Cut Block Design and Layout
  • Third Party Agreements, Road User’s Committee Participation and other Administration