Forests are important to Alberta for many reasons including cultural, economic and social.  Recently the province undertook an abridged re-write of the well known reference "A Woodlot Guide For The Prairie Provinces".  This new revised document is now titled "Woodlot Management Guide For Alberta".  While not generally available in print form it can be viewed on-line as a PDF document or downloaded by clicking on the following link - Woodlot Management Guide For Alberta