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    • Tree Marking Program

      May 29 to June 2

      May 29 – June 2, 2017. Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest management systems…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1-416-646-1196 x.235
    • Tree Marking Program

      May 29 to June 2

      May 29 – June 2, 2017. Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest management systems…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1-416-646-1196 x.235
    • Tree Marking Program

      June 6 to June 8

      June 6 – 8, 2017. Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry under agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry,…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1.416.646.1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      June 6 to June 8

      June 6 – 8, 2017. Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry under agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry,…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1.416.646.1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      June 6 to June 8

      June 6 – 8, 2017. Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry under agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry,…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1.416.646.1193 x. 235
    • Madoc Seed Forecasting Workshop

      June 16

      Collecting seeds, tracking their development, and compiling information about availability, location, type and quantity are vital components in strengthening Ontario’s tree planting infrastructure. Forecasting and collecting tree seeds today ensures…Find out more

      Location
      O’Hara Mill Homestead, 638 Mill Road, Madoc, ON
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 ext. 231
    • Toronto Seed Forecasting Workshop

      June 17

      Green Thumbs Growing Kids, in partnership with Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation and Forests Ontario, invites you to a full day workshop. At the workshop, you will gain insight into key…Find out more

      Location
      St. Matthews Clubhouse, 450 Broadview Avenue, Toronto, ON
      Link
      www.torontoparksandtrees.ca
      Email
      info@tptf.ca
    • SawTech Log Expo

      June 23 to June 25

      Over 250 displays, including: live demo sites, sawmill & wood processing equipment demonstrations, wood manufacturers from Ontario's forest will be promoting their products and offering Trade Show Specials on-site. The…Find out more

      Location
      Renfrew, Ontario
      Link
      sawtechlogexpo.com
    • Pancake Breakfast at Sawtech Log Expo

      June 24

      Join us at the Saw Tech Log Expo in Renfrew, Ontario for a delicious Pancake Breakfast with all proceeds being donated to support Forests Ontario's education programs! Come get your…Find out more

      Location
      Ma-Te-Way Activity Centre, Renfrew
      Link
      sawtechlogexpo.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1-877-646-1193
    • SawTech Log Expo

      June 23 to June 25

      Over 250 displays, including: live demo sites, sawmill & wood processing equipment demonstrations, wood manufacturers from Ontario's forest will be promoting their products and offering Trade Show Specials on-site. The…Find out more

      Location
      Renfrew, Ontario
      Link
      sawtechlogexpo.com
    • Rouge National Urban Park Flagship BioBlitz

      June 24 to June 25

      Join Ontario Bioblitz in celebrating Canada's 150th birthday while engaging in citizen science! Registered for guided blitz sessions will open March 21st, 2017.Find out more

      Location
      Rouge National Urban Park
      Link
      www.ontariobioblitz.ca
    • SawTech Log Expo

      June 23 to June 25

      Over 250 displays, including: live demo sites, sawmill & wood processing equipment demonstrations, wood manufacturers from Ontario's forest will be promoting their products and offering Trade Show Specials on-site. The…Find out more

      Location
      Renfrew, Ontario
      Link
      sawtechlogexpo.com
    • Rouge National Urban Park Flagship BioBlitz

      June 24 to June 25

      Join Ontario Bioblitz in celebrating Canada's 150th birthday while engaging in citizen science! Registered for guided blitz sessions will open March 21st, 2017.Find out more

      Location
      Rouge National Urban Park
      Link
      www.ontariobioblitz.ca
    • Mattawa Seed Forecasting Workshop

      June 28

      Collecting seeds, tracking their development, and compiling information about availability, location, type and quantity are vital components in strengthening Ontario’s tree planting infrastructure. Forecasting and collecting tree seeds today ensures…Find out more

      Location
      318 Main Street, Mattawa, ON
      Link
      actionpage.causeview.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
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Woodlot Owner Information Night

May 30th, 2017

FREE INFO NIGHT

YOUR WOODLOT IS AT RISK

Ash trees in York Region are dying because of emerald ash borer (EAB), an invasive insect that attacks and kills ash trees. Discover how EAB will affect your woodlot, how to manage its impacts and options for protecting ash trees. Talk with experts and learn about local forest management resources, including tree planting programs to help you maintain your woodlot.

For more information, please visit forestsontario.ca/eabyork or call Forest Ontario at 1-877-646-1193.

Location
Port Bolster Community Hall, Pefferlaw 31416 Lake Ridge Road, Town of Georgina Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Email
eabservice@forestsontario.ca
Phone
1-877-646-1193

Tree Marking Program

September 11th–15th, 2017

Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1

Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest management systems used in Ontario. Those who pass the course can become Certified Tree Markers and is mandatory for all tree markers working on Crown land in Ontario. The course is also valuable for those who wish to become independent tree markers or increase their awareness of forest ecology. The training consists of four days of classroom lectures (combined with field visits and exercises), followed by one optional day of written and field examinations for those wishing to pursue certification. Topics include: stand analysis, tree evaluation and classification, habitat values and biodiversity consideration, implementing forest management prescriptions and marking crew organization.

Location: Huntsville, ON

Info regarding course content: info@forestsontario.ca or 1-416-646-1193 x 235
Info regarding registration or payment: admin@cif-iofc.org or 1-705-744-1715 x 609

Location
Huntsville, Ontario
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
416-646-1193 x. 235

Tree Marking Program

June 6th–8th, 2017

June 6 – 8, 2017.

Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry under agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, and provides training to allow a successful graduate to work as a tree marking crew boss or tree marking auditor. The training consists of two days of classroom lectures in combination with field visits and exercises, followed by a half day of written and field examinations. Topics include: contract management, quality assurance, wildlife values considered when auditing, and audit field procedures.

Location: Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa, ON

Info regarding course content: info@forestsontario.ca or 1-416-646-1193 x 235
Info regarding registration or payment: admin@cif-iofc.org or 1-705-744-1715 x 609

Location
Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa, Ontario
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
1.416.646.1193 x. 235

Tree Marking Program

May 29th to June 2nd, 2017

May 29 – June 2, 2017.

Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest management systems used in Ontario. Those who pass the course can become Certified Tree Markers, and is mandatory for all tree markers working on Crown land in Ontario. The course is also valuable for those who wish to become independent tree markers, or increase their awareness of forest ecology. The training consists of four days of classroom lectures (combined with field visits and exercises), followed by one optional day of written and field examinations for those wishing to pursue certification. Topics include: stand analysis, tree evaluation and classification, habitat values and biodiversity consideration, implementing forest management prescriptions and marking crew organization.

Location: Huntsville, ON

Info regarding course content: info@forestsontario.ca or 1-416-646-1193 x 235
Info regarding registration or payment: admin@cif-iofc.org or 1-705-744-1715 x 609

Location
Huntsville, Ontario
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
1-416-646-1196 x.235

Ottawa Valley Farm Show

March 14th–16th, 2017

The Ottawa Valley Farm show is the largest farm show in Eastern Ontario and attracts thousands of visitors every year. Come out to learn about all things farming and how you can incorporate tree planting on your property. Forests Ontario is pleased to be exhibiting so come stop by our booth to speak to our Field Advisors and learn how you can add a windbreak to your property or add function and value to your marginal land by planting trees. We hope to see you there!

Location
EY Center, 4899 Uplands Drive, Ottawa
Link
ottawafarmshow.com

Seedy Saturday

February 18th, 2017

Come visit Forests Ontario’s booth at Seedy Saturday in Picton from 10am-3pm to learn about seed collecting as well as our tree planting programs that could work for you.

Seedy Saturdays are fun events for anyone interested in buying seeds, attending workshops or taking part in the community seed exchange, all with the main goal of adding some green to your property.

Location
41 Baker st, Prince Edward Collegiate Institute, Picton, ON
Link
www.seeds.ca

2017 Annual Conference

February 9th–10th, 2017

As Ontarians, we should take pride in knowing that we have some of the best managed forests in the world, thanks to the many communities and families who have maintained our forests for generations. Join us on February 10, 2017 at the Nottawasaga Inn in Alliston, as we discuss how it takes a forest to build healthy communities and a robust and prosperous society. Learn more about #ItTakesAForest.

The Annual Conference will take place on Friday, February 10th. We encourage everyone to join us at the Inn the night before for a reception. Contact the Nottawasaga Inn directly to book your room.

Location
Nottawasaga Inn, Alliston
Link
actionpage.causeview.com
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
1-877-646-1193
Forestry in the Classroom

Forestry in the Classroom

September 18th–24th, 2016

Forests Ontario encourages you to celebrate National Forest Week, taking place September 18th to 24th, by inviting forestry into your classroom!  Returning for a fifth year, the Forestry in the Classroom (FIC) program connects students with forest professionals, and increases student’s awareness and understanding of forest management techniques and career opportunities.

You can request a free Forestry in the Classroom presentation online or register as a presenter by clicking here.

Link
www.forestsontario.ca
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
1-877-646-1193