Russell County Councillor Recognized for Environmental Good Deeds
Green Leader Reforests Property and Donates Land for a Park in Embrun
Ottawa, ON (March 14, 2019) – I met André Brisson in the bustling lobby of a hotel in Toronto’s Chinatown district. The Russell County Councillor joked with me about the notorious city traffic. He’d come for the Royal Winter Fair, where his daughters were showing calves. André comes from a long line of dairy farmers.... Read More
Tree Planting and Forest Management Landowner Workshop – Kemptville
March 6th, 2019
Interested in growing a healthy forest on your open land? Forests Ontario and its partners can help, including providing information on available funding; learn more by attending a free landowner workshop. The workshop will offer information on forest management and stewardship, tree planting funding and other financial incentives for establishing and managing your forests.
Presentations by forestry experts will include a variety of topics, such as:
- 50 Million Tree Program
- Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program
- Private Land Tree Planting Program
Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited and pre-registration is encouraged.
Event runs from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., check-in begins at 6:30 p.m.
- Ferguson Tree Nursery
275 County Road 44
Ontario Envirothon Webinar – Agroecology
February 21st, 2019
Agroecological practices are characterized by on-farm biodiversity and recycling local natural materials to promote the conservation and improvement of soil and water resources. Join in on Feb. 21st at 1:00 pm as we explore how this socially and environmentally sustainable approach can feed our global community. An excellent opportunity to learn more about the 2019 Current Issue topic for Ontario Envirothon as well!
Pre-registration is required, click here to save your spot.
Ontario Envirothon Webinar – Biomimicy
January 22nd, 2019
Join us as on Jan. 22nd at 10:30 am as Dr. Jamie Miller explores biomimicry and the way that nature is transforming the way we think, behave and create. Think for example, of walls that can breathe like skin, buildings that can self-heal, and communities that generate zero waste like a forest. Excellent preparation for the 2019 Ontario Envirothon season.
Pre-registration is required, click here to sign up.
Port Hope Green Leaders Honour the Past by Planting for the Future
Art and Donna Marvin Granted ‘Green Leader’ Status by Forests Ontario
Port Hope residents Art and Donna Marvin have recently been named Forests Ontario’s newest ‘Green Leaders.’ Dedicated to the continued enrichment of their beloved family farm, the couple reforested their 100-acre property, planting 11,000 trees over a two year period. The farm, aptly named Marvindale, is the cornerstone of the Marvins’ legacy. “This farm has... Read More