Tools List:




Visit the NHRI YouTube channel to see our complete series of videos on different topics!


1. Tools

Over the years, the NHRI has developed products and tools that are beneficial to forest practitioners to better manage forests across New Brunswick.

NHRI Tool:
Stand Density Management Diagram (SDMD)

NHRI Tool:
Silvicultural Prescription System (SPS)

NHRI Tool:
Tree Classification System

2. Series of videos explaining silvliculture terminology

The NHRI has developed a silvicultural prescription system (SPS) to help managers and silviculturists make decisions at the stand level through a diagnostic approach.

Acceptable Regeneration


Basal Area

Basal Live Crown

Horizontal Structure

Over-Mature Strata and Patches of IH and Fir

Tolerance to Shade

Trees from the Same Disturbance