office (902) 667-7299
fax (902) 667-0684



21397 Hwy 2, RR#7 Amherst, NS, B4H 3Y5


Athol Forestry Cooperative Ltd.

Athol Forestry Cooperative Limited (Athol), established in 1977, is a co-operative of independent woodlot owners with holdings located in northwestern Nova Scotia. Athol employs a staff of dedicated forestry professionals who work on behalf of the members to manage and protect the many values of their woodlots. With membership exceeding 250 landowners, Athol currently manages in excess of 45,000 acres.

Athol provides a wide array of forestry services to landowners including woodlot management plans, forest improvement services (planting, thinning, harvesting, etc.) and consulting services such as woodlot assessments, timber marketing and scaling of forest products. We also perform GPS field measuring services for the purposes of mapping and identification of land areas, such as forestry/blueberry, etc.

Our retail store, located at our office, caters to the needs of our landowners and the public providing a local source for forestry and safety supplies, culverts, flagging, etc.  Brand names we carry include Helly Hansen, Royer, MUCK and Dunlop.


What's New !

Now Closed!! We will announce the winners soon, thank you for all your submissions. Athol Forestry is pleased to once again offer their scholarship program. It has been updated for the coming year. Please check it out and pass along the good news.

2015 Athol Forestry Scholarship.pdf


It's Forest Fire Season, please be careful when exploring our beautiful woods this spring.

Keep up to date on the fire index with DNR

NS Forest Fire Index