Tools & Guides

Model Forest Toolkit

Model Forest Toolkit, All-in-one edition 

The Model Forest Toolkit is a how-to manual for new and existing Model Forest managers and others interested in the practice.

Learn how to set up a Model Forest, undertake strategic planning, organize and run day-to-day activities, collect and demonstrate impact, and share your success with donors, partners and followers.



Download the IMFN logo in different formats and languages.

Model Forest Principles

Meeting in the woods - Foresta Modello Montagne Fiorentine

Learn more about the 6 Model Forest Principles and Attributes.

Click here to download the pdf version.

More Tools and Guides

A User’s Guide to Local Level Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management

Experiences from the Canadian Model Forest Network. The guide describes each Model Forest’s approach to initiating a program on LLI, selecting indicators, gathering data, and using and reporting on indicators.

© 2022 International Model Forest Network

This website has been developed with support from the Government of Canada.