Kuntz Forestry Consulting Inc. specializes in forestry study and the preparation of reports required under regulatory process for development companies, and engineering, architecture, planning and law firms. Reports include environmental assessments, environmental impact statement reports, arborist reports, tree inventory and assessment reports, tree preservation plans, edge management plans, ravine stewardship plans, woodlot assessments and forest management plans.
Other areas of expertise include riparian forest management, ravine management and enhancement, forest silviculture prescription development, environmental monitoring, geographic information systems and Ontario Municipal Board hearings as expert witness (Consulting Professional Forester).
Peter has over 30 years of experience in the forestry and urban forestry consulting industry. He has extensive experience preparing forest management plans and reports required for clients in a variety of sectors, including development firms, governments, and private landowners. He is a member of the Ontario Professional Foresters Association and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, among others. He is a Certified Tree Marker, a Butternut Health Assessor, and an ISA Certified Tree Risk Assessor. Peter manages and completes all forestry and arboricultural-related studies.
Associate, Consulting Ecologist
Jenn has eleven years of professional work experience as an Ecologist in Southern Ontario specializing in the preparation of Vegetation Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements, Tree Inventory and Preservation Plans and Restoration Plans. Jenn regularly conducts assessments of natural heritage features with an emphasis on terrestrial systems for inventory, mapping and decision making purposes within a national, provincial and regional planning context. Additional areas of experience include monitoring of terrestrial and aquatic communities in response to proposed and present land use changes and detailed restoration planning.
Associate Ecologist, Certified Arborist (ISA)
Celine has experience working in silviculture and private consulting. She graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Sciences, majoring in ecology with an area of emphasis in development and stewardship. She is an ISA Certified Arborist, a qualified Tree Risk Assessor, and is certified in Ecological Land Classification (ELC). Celine participates in ecological, forestry, and arboricultural related studies.
Associate, GIS Analyst and Certified Arborist (ISA)
Jeremy is an ISA Certified Arborist (2006) and specialist in GIS and AutoCAD mapping and information management, with eleven year’s experience working with government and private sectors in Southern Ontario. As a graduate from the University of Toronto in 2004 with a double major in Environmental Science and Geographic Information Systems, he possesses a wide range of experience in natural resources management, arboriculture and restoration efforts. Jeremy's mapping experience lies in using ESRI's ArcView, MapInfo, AutoCAD, IDRISI, and numerous graphics programs. He participates in all forestry and arboricultural studies and reporting.
Associate Forest Ecologist, Certified Arborist (ISA)
Amy has experience working in the fields of academic research, regional & municipal governments and private consulting. She graduated from the University of Guelph’s with a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Sciences, majoring in natural resources management with an emphasis in forest ecology. Other academic qualifications include a M.Sc.F. from the University of Toronto, where she studied the relationship between invasive earthworm populations and forest vegetation types in various regional forest tracts in southern Ontario. Her interests include forest health management, particularly involving insect pests and fungal pathogens. Amy participates in forestry and arboricultural related studies.
Associate Forest Ecologist
Kaho has experience working in the fields of academic research, federal government agency and private consulting. She graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln; NE USA with a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Sciences, majoring in natural resources management with an emphasis in forest wildlife. Other academic qualifications include a M.Sc.F. from the University of Toronto, where she studied climate-induced tree migration in Southern Ontario: pathways and source populations. Her interests include issues in forest conservation and geographic information sciences. Kaho participates in forestry and arboricultural related studies.
Associate, Certified Arborist (ISA)
Steven has experience working in silviculture, municipal government, and private consulting. He graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor's of Science and is an ISA Certified Arborist. He is certified in Ecological Land Classification (ELC), is a qualified Tree Risk Assessor, and is a Butternut Health Assessor. Steven participates in ecological, forestry, and arboricultural related studies.
Kuntz Forestry Consulting Inc. provides professional advice based on current scientific study protocol and best management practices. We help our clients to maintain the ecological integrity and function of subject lands and features within current municipal policy framework.
Kuntz Forestry Consulting Inc. has completed over 700 projects in the past 8 years in the private and public sectors. We provide professional consulting advice in a variety of disciplines to suit our clients’ needs. We have worked on projects across Southern Ontario, in a variety of environments including woodlands, rural areas and urban areas for existing and proposed developments, large and small.
Environmental Impacts Statements
Natural Heritage Assessments
Wetland Function Assessments
Tree Inventory Preservation Plans
Edge Management Plans
Edge Restoration Plans
Ravine Stewardship Plans
Forest Management Plans
Forest Restoration Plans
Tree and Woodlot By-law Infractions
Ontario Municipal Board Hearings
Forest Restoration Planting
Butternut Compensation Planting
Forest Restoration Planting
Phone: 289.837.1871 Fax: 1.866.693.6390
146 Lakeshore Road West,
PO Box 1267 Lakeshore W PO Oakville,
ONTARIO, L6K 0B3
96 Nelson Street, Unit 15
Oakville, Ontario L6L 3H8