RETHINKING THE MANAGEMENT OF OUR FORESTS FOR CLEANER AIR

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JACQUES-CARTIER NATIONAL PARK
National Capital Region

MONT-TREMBLANT
The Laurentides

MONT ALBERT
Gaspé Peninsula

MONT ORFORD
Estrie

With our 3 divisions, our experts will support you for the realization of your green initiatives related to the forestry and environmental sectors.

Consulting

Division

Get the environmental, social, and economic outcomes you expect for all your forestry and environmental projects.

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Technologies

Division

At Forair, we actively work on developing technological tools and modernizing forest resource management.

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Carbon

Division

Our team has been working for over 3 years on the development of a carbon project admissible for the regulated WCI market and intented for private forest owners in Quebec.

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Consulting

Division

In 2023, our team completed 31 projects for a diverse range of clients. The list below outlines the services offered by our Consulting Division.

Our consulting experts' mission is to guide and support our clients in the realization of all their projects related to the forestry or environmental sectors, in order to generate the greatest possible outcomes, both economically and socially, as well as environmentally.

Reach out to our team to determine if our services may qualify for the Fonds Ecoleader financing program, pending analysis of the submitted project.


 

Biomass Supply Chain (BDO Zone) - Forair

Biomass Supply Chain (BDO Zone)

Assessment of forest biomass supply chains for the bioenergy sector. Demonstration of potential using the BDO Zone Ratings.

Carbon footprint - Forair

Carbon footprint

Improvement of companies' carbon footprint, particularly through the use of forest biomass as a substitute for fossil fuel.

Support and assistance - Forair

Support and assistance

Technical support for projects focused on modernizing sustainable forest management, particularly through the application of new technologies.

LiDAR analysis - Forair

LiDAR analysis

Enhancing management and monitoring of private forests through processing and analysis of LiDAR data.

Carbon - Forair

Carbon

Preliminary analysis and development of carbon offset projects for the voluntary carbon market.

Various studies - Forair

Various studies

Market studies, feasibility studies, economic studies, various modeling.

Geomatics - Forair

Geomatics

Conducting various geomatic analysis (expert level).

Map - Forair

Map

Thematic map production.

Requests for financial aid - Forair

Requests for financial aid

Assistance in preparing personalized financial aid requests for your projects.

Biomass Supply Chain (BDO Zone)

Assessment of forest biomass supply chains for the bioenergy sector. Demonstration of potential using the BDO Zone Ratings.

Carbon footprint

Improvement of companies' carbon footprint, particularly through the use of forest biomass as a substitute for fossil fuel.

Support and assistance

Technical support for projects focused on modernizing sustainable forest management, particularly through the application of new technologies.

LiDAR analysis

Enhancing management and monitoring of private forests through processing and analysis of LiDAR data.

Carbon

Preliminary analysis and development of carbon offset projects for the voluntary carbon market.

Various studies

Market studies, feasibility studies, economic studies, various modeling.

Geomatics

Conducting various geomatic analysis (expert level).

Map

Thematic map production.

Requests for financial aid

Assistance in preparing personalized financial aid requests for your projects.

Technologies

Division

Forair acts as a leader in the development of environmental technologies and their application to address urgent market needs.

Development

  • Research and development of CARBOLiDAR.
    • A remote forest inventory technology for coniferous stands, supported by algorithmic models to accurately estimate annual CO2 removals from the atmosphere by forests using LiDAR data.
  • Integration of artificial intelligence (AI) components into various operational processes related to forest management.
  • Development of LiDAR-derived products customized to your needs.
     
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Utilization

  • Use of drones for reforesting burned areas and areas inaccessible to manual reforestation.
  • Utilization of CARBOLiDAR as part of the atmospheric CO2 removal project conducted by our Carbon Division.
     
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Carbon

Division

The largest atmospheric CO2 removal forestry project in Quebec.

Enhance carbon capture by Quebec's private forests for the benefit of the environment and forest owners.

A turnkey service in 9 steps

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Admissibility check

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Registration of your forest

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Opening your personal account

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Measuring the carbon captured by your forest with our CARBOLiDAR technology

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Validation of our measurements by an independent auditing firm

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Requesting issuance of offset credits from the MELCCFP

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Selling offset credits on the regulated carbon market of the WCI

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Sharing the benefits from the sale of credits associated with your forest

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Annual repetition of the measurement and sale cycle of offset credits

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The project development

Summer 2024

Pilot Project

Summer 2024
Pilot Project

Winter 2025

Web app launch

Winter 2025
Web app launch

Summer 2025

Launch of the first registration cycle

Summer 2025
Launch of the first registration cycle

Winter 2026

Sale of offset credits and redistribution of profits to registered owner

Winter 2026
Sale of offset credits and redistribution of profits to registered owner

Summer 2026

Launch of the second registration cycle

Summer 2026
Launch of the second registration cycle

Our estimates for 2027

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2,500 registered owners

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$3.8 million in profits distributed to registered owners

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108,750 offset credits issued

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Our valued partners

Our team

William Métivier, F.Eng.

President

Marie-Soleil Fradette, F. Eng., M.Sc.

Geomatics and Remote Sensing Analyst

Jérôme Formery, ing. PRT

Administrative and Financial Coordinator

Virginie Lachance F.Eng.

Carbon Division Coordinator

Véronique Jodoin F.Eng.

Forestry Analyst

Caroline Verreault

Specialist in governmental financing

Édouard Lacasse

Project manager

Our Forest Technician

Diana, passionate about forestry and maple syrup production, uses her field experience at Forair to carry out forest inventories for the Carbon project. She is capable of taking on responsibilities and managing several projects at the same time. She also participates in the analysis of forest data and in geomatics activities.
Paule, a student in forest technology, stands out for her passion for innovative and environmentally friendly projects. With experience gained from previous jobs, she demonstrates resourcefulness and initiative, qualities that make her particularly effective in the field. She plays an active role at Forair, especially in the operations of the Carbon division. Paule is also involved in geomatics tasks within the company.