Annual Report of the Bureau of Forestry for the Province of Ontario

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Page 6 - Forestry, were appointed to investigate and report on the subject of restoring and preserving the growth of white pine and other timber trees upon lands in the Province, which are not adapted for agricultural purposes or for settlement.
Page 51 - ... record of all forest reservations as the same shall be filed with him, and he shall require the owner or agent to subscribe under oath the extent and description of the land reserved, and that the number of trees is as required by this act, and that he will maintain the same according to the intent of this enactment. Sec.
Page 50 - ... any certificate for the bounty, as the case may require; and if, after any certificate for such bounty shall have been issued, the owner of any such tree belts shall suffer the same to die out by want of cultivation or otherwise, or shall cut the same down, or in any other way allow the same to be so thinned out, that in the opinion of the assessor he ought no longer to receive such bounty, he shall give the treasurer written notice thereof, and thereafter no further bounty shall be allowed until...
Page 51 - State, there may be selected by the owner, or owners, as a permanent forest reservation, a portion not to exceed one-eighth of the total area of said tract, which shall be appraised for taxation at one dollar per acre.
Page 51 - No land owner shall receive the benefit of this Act who shall permit cattle, horses, sheep, hogs or goats to pasture upon such reservation until said trees are four inches in diameter.
Page 50 - ... belts, stating therein the whole amount of such bounty, and giving a description of the entire land of which the tree belts form a part, and the amount of such bounty shall be credited by the treasurer in payment of any taxes assessed on such land, as so much cash; but if not so satisfied, the assessor shall assess the land for taxes or refuse to grant any certificate for the bounty, as the case may require ; and if, after any certificate for such bounty shall have been issued, the owner of any...
Page 49 - ... such plantation of trees shall have grown to an average height of six feet, the owner of such plantation may appear before the board of relief of the town in which such plantation is located, and, on proving a compliance with the conditions herein, such...
Page 50 - ... forty acre tract, and upon all square tracts of land, upon two sides thereof. All tree belts owned by the same land owner must be planted not to exceed a fourth of a mile apart, and on the west and south sides of every square forty acres, and shall not exceed one-fifth of the entire tract of land on which the same are planted; provided, that when the east and north...
Page 49 - ... successfully cultivates the same for three years, the trees being not less in numbers than two thousand on each acre and well distributed over the same, then, on application of the owner or occupant thereof to the assessors of the town in which such land is situated, the same shall be exempt from taxation for twenty years after...
Page 47 - That in consideration of the public benefit to be derived from the planting and cultivation of forest or timber trees, the owner or owners of any land in this Commonwealth...

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