Forestry and Peatlands Branch

General inquiries:

Manitoba Sustainable Development
Forestry and Peatlands Branch
200 Saulteaux Crescent, Box 70
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 3W3

email: Forestry Branch
main switchboard: (204) 945-7989
toll free: 1-800-214-6497

Forest insect and disease inquiries:

For email inquiries regarding forest pests and diseases,
please go to:

Tree Care Line: 204-945-7866

Dutch Elm Disease (DED) Program

General Inquiries

DED Tree Removal Questions

  • In Brandon - Parks Division - 204-729-2148
  • Outside Brandon and Winnipeg - Please contact your local municipality

Forest Management and Timber Administration inquiries:

Phone:  (204) 945-7989
email:  Forest Management

Regional Forestry Contacts

Northwest Region

Troy Werstroh, Regional Forester
Box 2550, The Pas, Manitoba R9A 1M4
Phone: (204) 627-8352
Fax: (204) 623-5733.

Northeast Region

Bruce Holmes, Regional Forester
59 Elizabeth Drive, Thompson, Manitoba R8N 1X4
Phone: (204) 677-6642
Fax: (204) 677-6359.

Western Region

Box 640, 201-4th Ave. S. Swan River, Manitoba ROL 1ZO
Phone: (204) 281-2987
Fax: (204) 734-4210.

Eastern Region

Michael Doig, Regional Forester
284 Reimer Avenue, Steinbach, Manitoba R5G 0R5
Phone: (204) 346-6116
Fax: (204) 326-2472.

Central Region

Tim Harapiak, Regional Forester
Box 6000, Gimli, Manitoba ROC 1B0
Phone: (204) 642-6073
Fax: (204) 642-6108