News and Events


Urban Forests: Progress and Challenges

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

On December 12th, 2018 the Eastern Ontario Model Forest and the Ottawa Chapter of the Canadian Institute of Forestry hosted its Christmas Forest Lecture on the subject of urban and near-urban forests – "Urban Forests: Nice to have? No, need to have". An article summarizing the discussions has been prepared (read article). In addition, a number of the presentations have been posted in the Publications section of the website

EOMF Adopts New Constitution

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

At our last Annual General Meeting on June 13, 2018, the proposed changes to the Constitution that were put forward by the EOMF Board were passed by members.

Download your copy of the new Constitution.

North American Silviculture Working Group visits eastern Ontario Community Forests

Thursday, 01 November 2018

On Tuesday, October 2nd, members of the North American Silviculture Working Group of the Forest Commission were treated to a forestry tour on two community forests: Larose and South Nation Conservation. Both forests are part of the Eastern Ontario Model Forest - Forest Certification Program.

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EOMF Signature Events

8:00 AM

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!".

Registration is now open!

9:00 AM
Stay tuned for theme and guest speaker!

  • Dec
    Christmas Forest Seminar

    Hosted jointly with the Ottawa Valley Section of the Canadian Institute of Forestry, this annual seminar explores some of the many challenges and opportunities that forestry professionals and communities need to navigate in implementing sustainable forest management.

    Stay tuned for updates on date and theme of our next seminar!