By the 1880's sand had not only become a large part of Norfolk County. It had become a threat to its very well being. Over forestation had become a severe problem in the area.

It destroyed the soil and threatened to turn southern Norfolk into a desert wasteland. In 1906, a plan was formed that would lead to the creation of the first reforestation office in Ontario, the St. Williams Forestry Station.

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