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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.

Published in EOMF General News

Join us on Wednesday, November 28,2018 at the Festival Hall in Pembroke where the Eastern Ontario Model Forest will host a screening of Pinegrove Production's "Trees, Youth, our Future". This two-part documentary tells the enduring story of forest stewardship in Ontario. It highlights some challenges facing Ontario's forest and some exciting opportunities for youth to get involved. There is no charge for this event, and there will be FREE POPCORN! Doors open at 6:00. Film starts at 6:30, and there is a short break between episodes from 7:25 - 7:40. Hope to see you there!   Trees, Youth Our Future Poster 

Published in EOMF General News