News and Events


Bruce County leads the way as first community forest to sign up for development of forest carbon offset project

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

The EOMF is excited to announce that Bruce County is the first community forest from the EOMF Certification Program to partner with Bluesource Canada to make the County part of the solution to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.


The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Friday, 01 March 2019

A species few people have heard of – yet it is devastating the Hemlock forests and the delicate ecosystems that depend upon them. From infestations in our own backyards, the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid has already spread throughout the east coast of North America from the Carolinas up into Canada.

View this informative video by Chris Foito.

For other Regional Forest Health Network videos, visit our video library

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

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EOMF Signature Events

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  • 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!

  • Feb
    Winter Woodlot Conference

    Now in its third decade, this partnership-based event addresses topical issues affecting the forests of eastern Ontario. The conference has become an important educational and networking event for private woodlot owners, farmers, rural landowners and community forest owners.

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