The Road to Sustainability: Trees, Youth, Our Future Series
Catalogue Number: EOMF01
Producer: Pinegrove Productions
Subject: Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, Environmental Studies, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Science, Social Studies
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2018
Running Time: 46
Explores the history of our relationship with the forests – from being home to Indigenous peoples to being an obstacle to settlement for Europeans. It looks at the evolution from exploitation to stewardship, culminating in Ontario becoming a leader in sustainable forest management.
0:00 - Introduction
2:25. - Settlers & Square Timber, 1800 to 1850
8:25. - Sawmills & Pulp, 1850-1900
13:15 - Creation of Forest Reserves, 1890s
17:28. - Deforestation and Reclamation: 1900-1939
21:06. - War and the Golden Age of Forestry: 1939-1970
25:40. - Social Change and Impact on Forestry 1960s to 1990s
34:19. - Rise of the New Forestry: 1970s to 1990s
40:40. - CFSA: Forestry in a Global Context: 1900s to present
46:17. - Credits
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