Firewood Winnipeg? According to the Manitoba government, firewood is primarily referred to as fuelwood. However, since Google says most people use the word “firewood” instead of “fuelwood”, and that Firewood Winnipeg is a common search term, that is what we will use throughout this post.
Spend a Cold winter or a beautiful summer in Manitoba and you will understand why firewood is used by thousands of people for everything from heating their homes to leisure enjoyment.
Firewood Winnipeg and Manitoba – Personal Use Permit Cost?
In Manitoba, If you choose to cut down the wood yourself, personal use permits are available. The personal use permit allows an individual to cut Firewood on Crown Land for, you guessed it, personal use. As such, it is illegal to sell any wood that was cut under the authority of the personal use timber permit. These permits are issued for one year and cost is based on volume harvested.
Firewood Winnipeg and Manitoba – Where can I Get a permit?
As the availability of firewood and the demand for permits varies throughout the province, each region in Manitoba may have different policies regarding issuance of permits. Designated Firewood Cutting areas in Eastern Manitoba are available here
Firewood Winnipeg and all Manitoba “Personal Use” Timber Permits are available for the eastern region at the Manitoba Conservation Head office in Winnipeg – 200 Saulteaux Crescent, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Mon-Fri. All other areas must contact their local district or regional office.For more information, please contact Manitoba Conservation, Forestry Branch Tree Line at 204-945-7866 or 1-800-214-6497.
Firewood Winnipeg Timber Dealers
If you want to purchase wood from private land or Crown timber harvesters for resale, businessess must hold a valid Timber Dealers Licence, however there are some exceptions such as retailers selling small volumes of previously processed timber purchased from a Timber Dealers – they are generally not required to be licenced. Therefore if you are buying firewood from a timber selling business, you need to ask where their timber is from and if they hold a valid Timber Dealers licence? Licence holders are required to prepare, maintain, and submit monthly records, so make sure that you obtain a receipt. The receipt should include the date, company name, address, telephone number, the price as well as the quantity and species.
For more information about Timber Dealers licenses contact 204-945-1067.