Environmental and Forestry Consulting

KBM Resources Group has built a reputation for providing sound, credible, consulting services for over four decades in Canada’s natural resource sector.

We provide every client with personalized service and the attention to detail needed to truly understand their issues and challenges. Close collaboration enables us to develop customized, value-added solutions for each of our clients and their stakeholders.

Our natural resource consultants are a highly dedicated and qualified group of professionals. We take pride in exceeding client expectations and operating with integrity in a competitive business environment. Our collective experience, innovative solutions, and commitment to quality means our team consistently delivers client solutions on time and on budget.

Natural Resource Professionals

Our natural resource consultants are a highly dedicated and diverse group professionals. We take pride in exceeding our customers expectations. Through relying on our experience, designing practical innovative solution, and adhering the highest of quality standards our staff and team of professionals consistently deliver our project on time and on budget.


KBM provides consulting services to a range of clients across Canada’s natural resource sectors. Our strength is our diversity.  Broadening our corporate capacity to deliver on a variety of complex projects is a national network of collaborators and subject matter experts that support our customized project teams. We also collaborate across our own business units, often working with our Technical Services, Aerial Survey and Geomatics and R&D teams to deliver a full range of integrated services to our clients: from data collection, to strategic planning to technology solutions.


  • Environmental permitting and licencing
    • Ontario Crown Land Work Permits
    • Ontario Crown Land Work Permits for Provincial Parks
    • Application to Conduct Research in Provincial Parks
    • Aggregate Resources Permits and Licences
    • Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Request for Reviews
    • Federal Species at Risk (SAR) Permitting
    • Provincial Endangered Species Act (ESA) Permitting
    • Ontario Permit to Take Water
    • Burn Permits
    • Highway Corridor Entrance Permits
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Forest management planning
  • Regulatory review and policy development
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Land use planning
  • Facilitation, consultation and public engagement
  • Vegetation management planning
  • Right-of-way and route selection
  • Aggregate pit permitting

Case Studies


Ontario’s Forest Tenure Review

Government of Ontario

KBM conducted a review of Ontario’s forest tenure modernization efforts for the Ontario government using the measures established by the Forest Tenure Modernization Oversight Group.

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Technical Services

Forest Resources Inventory

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

To date, KBM has interpreted over 8.5 million hectares of forest area and assessed approximately 12 thousand ground plots across the province.

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Controlled Wood Risk Assessment

Various Clients

KBM Resources Group undertook an FSC Risk Assessment on behalf of a group of forestry companies for the area that spans Northwestern Ontario and Northern Minnesota.

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“On behalf of everyone at Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. I would like to thank for your contributions to the company’s 2007-2016 Detail Forest Management Plan (DFPM). The DFMP took three years to prepare and involved a team of dozens of employees, scientists, forest specialists, aboriginal communities, other stakeholders and member of the public. This was the most ambitious long rang plan yet under taker by our company. Though we met our share of challenges during this project, the plan development team which you were such a valuable member, succeeded in production a document to be proud of, on that is comprehensive and scientifically sound and that sets out an achievable roadmap for sustainable management our forests. Thank you for your part in a challenging job very well done!”

Trevor Wakelin – Director of Fiber Resources – Millar Western Forest Products