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Kemptville Winter Woodlot Conference – "Back to Basics" Friday, February 22, 2019

Join us for the 32nd Kemptville Woodlot Conference as we get Back to Basics! This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Christian Messier, Professor of Forest Ecology and Urban Forestry & Scientific Director at ISFORT at the University of Quebec. Dr. Messier will address "How to Increase the Resiliency of your Woodlot in the Face of Climate Change AND Close Encounters of the Third Kind!".

Program Highlights include:

  • Call of the Wild: Wildlife in your Woodlot - Kerry Coleman, Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters
  • A Walk on the Sweet Side: Small-scale Maple Production - Scott Muldoon, Maple Producer
  • Wood Burning: Techniques and Tips for Hearth and Health - John Gulland, Wood Heat Organization
  • Fighting the Good Fight: Buckthorn and Other Invasives in your Woodlot - Cheyene Brunet, South Nation Conservation & Rob Ross, LImerick Forest

Additional features include:

"Ask an Expert" Booth
Chainsaw raffle
Forestry Exhibits & Displays

REGISTER TODAY!  Registration in advance is required by February 15, 2019. The registration fee is $35 and includes refreshments and lunch. You can register and online and pay by Visa, MasterCard or PayPal at the EOMF “One-Time Payment” window or by calling 613-713-1525.

Registration, coffee & exhibits open at 8:00-9:00 am. Check out the Poster here.

Location: North Grenville Municipal Complex, 285 County Rd 44, Kemptville, ON (next to the Ferguson Forest Centre).
Friday, February 22, 2019 - Time: 08:00 am to 4:00 pm.