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    • CIF Teacher's Forestry Tour

      August 8 to August 11

      You are invited to attend the 16th annual CIF teachers’ FORESTY TOUR and learn about forest science, research and management in a 4 day/3 night PD experience sponsored by the…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa
      Link
      www.canadianecology.ca
    • CIF Teacher's Forestry Tour

      August 8 to August 11

      You are invited to attend the 16th annual CIF teachers’ FORESTY TOUR and learn about forest science, research and management in a 4 day/3 night PD experience sponsored by the…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa
      Link
      www.canadianecology.ca
    • CIF Teacher's Forestry Tour

      August 8 to August 11

      You are invited to attend the 16th annual CIF teachers’ FORESTY TOUR and learn about forest science, research and management in a 4 day/3 night PD experience sponsored by the…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa
      Link
      www.canadianecology.ca
    • CIF Teacher's Forestry Tour

      August 8 to August 11

      You are invited to attend the 16th annual CIF teachers’ FORESTY TOUR and learn about forest science, research and management in a 4 day/3 night PD experience sponsored by the…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa
      Link
      www.canadianecology.ca
    • London Forest Festival

      August 19

      Running from 11 am to 3 pm, this family-oriented event aims to raise awareness about London's local trees and forests. A tree-themed BBQ picnic from Growing Chefs will be offered by donation to the…Find out more

      Location
      Harris Park
      Link
      reforestlondon.ca
    • 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
    • International Plow Match

      September 19 to September 23

      One thousand acres of farmers’ fields will transform into the Tented City, RV Park, Plowing Competition Fields and parking areas. This year, along with celebrating the 100th IPM, we will…Find out more

      Location
      Walton
      Link
      plowingmatch.org
    • International Plow Match

      September 19 to September 23

      One thousand acres of farmers’ fields will transform into the Tented City, RV Park, Plowing Competition Fields and parking areas. This year, along with celebrating the 100th IPM, we will…Find out more

      Location
      Walton
      Link
      plowingmatch.org
    • International Plow Match

      September 19 to September 23

      One thousand acres of farmers’ fields will transform into the Tented City, RV Park, Plowing Competition Fields and parking areas. This year, along with celebrating the 100th IPM, we will…Find out more

      Location
      Walton
      Link
      plowingmatch.org
    • International Plow Match

      September 19 to September 23

      One thousand acres of farmers’ fields will transform into the Tented City, RV Park, Plowing Competition Fields and parking areas. This year, along with celebrating the 100th IPM, we will…Find out more

      Location
      Walton
      Link
      plowingmatch.org
    • York Forest Festival

      September 23

      Kick off National Forest Week by spending time in the forest. Explore the Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre to discover the features of its sustainable design. Enjoy a…Find out more

      Location
      Hollidge Tract, 16389 Hwy. 48, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville
      Email
      http://bit.ly/2xb74iq
    • International Plow Match

      September 19 to September 23

      One thousand acres of farmers’ fields will transform into the Tented City, RV Park, Plowing Competition Fields and parking areas. This year, along with celebrating the 100th IPM, we will…Find out more

      Location
      Walton
      Link
      plowingmatch.org
    • National Tree Day Celebration

      September 27

      Join the Town of Ajax and partner organizations from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm in celebrating and appreciating the great benefits that trees provide us with - clean air, wildlife habitat, energy…Find out more

      Location
      Ajax, Audley Recreation Centre
      Link
      www.ajax.ca
    • Tree Marker Program

      October 3 to October 4

      Ontario Tree Marker Refresher Course 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
      Bancroft District Fish & Game Protective Association Inc., 27602 Hwy 62 South, P.O. Box 1677 Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      admin@cif-iofc.org
      Phone
      1-705-744-1715 x 609
    • Tree Marker Program

      October 3 to October 4

      Ontario Tree Marker Refresher Course 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
      Bancroft District Fish & Game Protective Association Inc., 27602 Hwy 62 South, P.O. Box 1677 Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      admin@cif-iofc.org
      Phone
      1-705-744-1715 x 609
    • Tree Marking Program

      October 17 to October 18

      Ontario Tree Marker Refresher Course 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
      Kelso Conservation Area 5234 Kelso Rd, Milton, ON L9E 0C6
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      admin@cif-iofc.org
      Phone
      1-705-744-1715 x 609
    • Tree Marking Program

      October 17 to October 18

      Ontario Tree Marker Refresher Course 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
      Kelso Conservation Area 5234 Kelso Rd, Milton, ON L9E 0C6
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      admin@cif-iofc.org
      Phone
      1-705-744-1715 x 609
    • Ajax Community Tree Plant

      October 21

      You are invited to join Forests Ontario and the City of Ajax to help increase forest canopy from 10:00 am to 12 pm. Trees, shovels, gloves and refreshments will be…Find out more

      Location
      TBD
      Link
      www.ajax.ca
    • Ontario School Counsellor's Association Conference

      November 6 to November 7

      Forests Ontario is pleased to be attending the annual OSCA conference to share information about forestry careers and educational resources.  Stop by our booth to learn more!Find out more

      Location
      International Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre
      Link
      www.osca.ca
    • Ontario School Counsellor's Association Conference

      November 6 to November 7

      Forests Ontario is pleased to be attending the annual OSCA conference to share information about forestry careers and educational resources.  Stop by our booth to learn more!Find out more

      Location
      International Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre
      Link
      www.osca.ca
    • Your Future, Your Choice Career Fair

      November 15

      At this annual career fair, students and parents connect with over 80 exhibitors from business, education and community organizations to explore a variety of careers representing apprenticeship, college, university and…Find out more

      Location
      Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute, Guelph
      Link
      www.careereducationcouncil.ca
    • Latornell Conservation Symposium

      November 21 to November 23

      The Latornell Conservation Symposium is one of Ontario’s premier annual environmental events. The Symposium provides a forum for practitioners, policy makers, nongovernment organizations, academics and businesses to network and discuss…Find out more

      Location
      Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre, Alliston
      Link
      www.latornell.ca
    • Latornell Conservation Symposium

      November 21 to November 23

      The Latornell Conservation Symposium is one of Ontario’s premier annual environmental events. The Symposium provides a forum for practitioners, policy makers, nongovernment organizations, academics and businesses to network and discuss…Find out more

      Location
      Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre, Alliston
      Link
      www.latornell.ca
    • Latornell Conservation Symposium

      November 21 to November 23

      The Latornell Conservation Symposium is one of Ontario’s premier annual environmental events. The Symposium provides a forum for practitioners, policy makers, nongovernment organizations, academics and businesses to network and discuss…Find out more

      Location
      Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre, Alliston
      Link
      www.latornell.ca
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Latornell Conservation Symposium

November 21st–23rd, 2017

The Latornell Conservation Symposium is one of Ontario’s premier annual environmental events. The Symposium provides a forum for practitioners, policy makers, nongovernment organizations, academics and businesses to network and discuss the challenges and opportunities in Ontario’s conservation field.

Location
Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre, Alliston
Link
www.latornell.ca

Your Future, Your Choice Career Fair

November 15th, 2017

At this annual career fair, students and parents connect with over 80 exhibitors from business, education and community organizations to explore a variety of careers representing apprenticeship, college, university and workplace pathways. Stop by the Forests Ontario booth to learn more about forestry careers and our educational resources.

Location
Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute, Guelph
Link
www.careereducationcouncil.ca

Ajax Community Tree Plant

October 21st, 2017

You are invited to join Forests Ontario and the City of Ajax to help increase forest canopy from 10:00 am to 12 pm. Trees, shovels, gloves and refreshments will be provided. This event is suitable for all ages and will take place rain or shine! High school students are eligible to receive volunteer hours for participation.

Advanced registration is required and will open in the coming weeks. Visit http://www.ajax.ca/en/livinginajax/Events.asp.

Location
TBD
Link
www.ajax.ca

Ontario School Counsellor’s Association Conference

November 6th–7th, 2017

Forests Ontario is pleased to be attending the annual OSCA conference to share information about forestry careers and educational resources.  Stop by our booth to learn more!

Location
International Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre
Link
www.osca.ca

National Tree Day Celebration

September 27th, 2017

Join the Town of Ajax and partner organizations from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm in celebrating and appreciating the great benefits that trees provide us with – clean air, wildlife habitat, energy conservation and a beautiful Town.

Experts from the arbouricultural industry will help you to:

  • Identify different tree species in your neighbourhood
  • Assess for a suitable site when planting a new tree
  • Correctly plant a tree
  • Learn more about subsidies being offered for tree planting on your property.
Location
Ajax, Audley Recreation Centre
Link
www.ajax.ca

York Forest Festival

September 23rd, 2017

Kick off National Forest Week by spending time in the forest. Explore the Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre to discover the features of its sustainable design.

Enjoy a guided walk (pre-registration required) and much more. You could event take a tree seedling home to plant in your yard!

Location
Hollidge Tract, 16389 Hwy. 48, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville
Email
http://bit.ly/2xb74iq

Tree Marking Program

October 17th–18th, 2017

Ontario Tree Marker Refresher Course

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. This course is directed to people who have already successfully completed the Level 1 Tree Marker Training Course. Both Level 1 and Level 2 Certificates expire after 5 years and renewal through a Refresher Course is required prior to that time in order to maintain the relevant qualification. The training consists of 1.5 days of classroom lectures, field visits and exercises, and a written and field examination.

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
Kelso Conservation Area 5234 Kelso Rd, Milton, ON L9E 0C6
Link
www.forestsontario.ca
Email
admin@cif-iofc.org
Phone
1-705-744-1715 x 609

Tree Marker Program

October 3rd–4th, 2017

Ontario Tree Marker Refresher Course

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. This course is directed to people who have already successfully completed the Level 1 Tree Marker Training Course. Both Level 1 and Level 2 Certificates expire after 5 years and renewal through a Refresher Course is required prior to that time in order to maintain the relevant qualification. The training consists of 1.5 days of classroom lectures, field visits and exercises, and a written and field examination.

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
Bancroft District Fish & Game Protective Association Inc., 27602 Hwy 62 South, P.O. Box 1677 Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
Link
www.forestsontario.ca
Email
admin@cif-iofc.org
Phone
1-705-744-1715 x 609

CIF Teacher’s Forestry Tour

August 8th–11th, 2017

You are invited to attend the 16th annual CIF teachers’ FORESTY TOUR and learn about forest science, research and management in a 4 day/3 night PD experience sponsored by the Canadian Institute of Forestry.  Meet professionals in the field of forest science and research, as well as visit forestry operations and product mills.  A great chance to become more informed!  Space limited to 30 teachers.

Location
Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa
Link
www.canadianecology.ca

London Forest Festival

August 19th, 2017

Running from 11 am to 3 pm, this family-oriented event aims to raise awareness about London’s local trees and forests. A tree-themed BBQ picnic from Growing Chefs will be offered by donation to the first 500 attendees, where every dish includes an ingredient grown from a tree!

Location
Harris Park
Link
reforestlondon.ca