Peter Kuitenbrower is a registered professional forester. The son of immigrants from the Netherlands, he grew up on a 600 acre farm in western Quebec. Most of it was bush. He left when he was young and pursued a career in journalism. Most recently, he spent 20 years as a writer at the National Post.

In 2010, his family fell in love with Madoc Township, and they bought a 34 acre farm on Cooper Road. There was no house, just a pole barn. They camped in the barnyard for a few years, and in 2014 they built a little house in a hay field. They also hired Matt Mertins to write us a Managed Forest Plan. That plan reduced the tax by 75 per cent on the forested portion of their land.

In 2017, he left the Post and enrolled at the University of Toronto. In 2019, he graduated with a Master of Forest Conservation. Then in the spring of 2020, he earned certification as a Managed Forest Plan Approver. Now, on top of managing his own forest, he can write managed forest plans for others. Please call him for a free estimate. Peter would love to come and see your forest and talk about how he might help you look after your woods and, at the same time realize big savings on your taxes. Peter can advise you on how to save more on your taxes when you enter the Manager Forest Tax Incentive Program  and also how to plant trees under Forests Ontario’s 50 Million Tree Program. The program gives help to landowners to plant trees and expand forests.
In addition, Peter works at Forests Ontario as editor of its quarterly magazine, Our Forest.

To get in touch with Peter, email [email protected] or call (416) 543-0151.

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