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Join Trees Ontario, OFA & partners and learn about stewardship incentives

Join Trees Ontario, OFA & partners and learn about stewardship incentives


TORONTO, ON, July 25, 2013
 – Trees Ontario, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) and its partners are hosting several free landowner workshops across the province between September and October.

Each workshop will offer information on forest management and stewardship, tree planting subsidies 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

·          Windbreaks for working farms

·          Tools for managing your woodlot

·          Emerald Ash Borer & other invasive species

·          Shoreline planting for improved water quality

Light refreshments will be served.

Space is limited and pre-registration is encouraged. Dates, times, locations and registration are listed below.

Workshop Dates and Locations:

Date Time Location Hosting Partner(s) Register
Sept. 4 6:30 – 9 pm Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area, north of Hwy. 401 on Division St. (Perth Road), Kingston, ON Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority, Sustainable Resources, Steve Pitt Ended
Sept. 5 6:30 – 9:30 pm Heron Community Theatre, 1480 Heron Rd., Ottawa, ON Rideau Valley Conservation Authority Ended
Sept. 12 6:30 – 9 pm Grey Sauble Conservation, 237897 Inglis Falls Rd., RR 4, Owen Sound, ON Grey Sauble Conservation Authority, Lands & Forests Consulting Ended
Sept. 17 6:30 – 9:30 pm Beaverton Curling Club, 164 Main St., Beaverton, ON Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, Lands & Forests Consulting Ended
Sept. 19 7:00 – 8:30 pm North York  Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge St. (Members Lounge), Toronto, ON LEAF Ended
Sept. 30 7 – 9 pm King City Arena and Community Centre, 25 Doctors Lane, King, ON York Region Ended
Oct. 1 6:30 – 9:30 pm Barrie Curling Club Ltd., 175 Essa Rd., Barrie, ON Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Ended
Oct. 2 6 – 9 pm Bracebridge Sportsplex, 110 Clearbrook Trail, Bracebridge, ON Westwind Forest Stewardship Inc.


Ended
Oct. 3 7 – 9 pm East Gwillimbury Sports Complex (Ontario Loft), 1914B Mount Albert Rd., Sharon, ON York Region Ended
Oct. 3 6:30 – 9:30 pm Town Hall 1873, 302 Queen St., Port Perry, ON Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, Lands & Forests Consulting, Ethic Tree Creations, Silv-Econ Ended
Oct. 7 7 – 9 pm 3 Fairpark Lane, Sutton, ON


York Region Ended
Oct. 8 6:30 – 9:30 pm Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts (Prelude Room), 2 Bay St., Parry Sound, ON Westwind Forest Stewardship Inc. Ended
Oct. 9 7 – 9 pm Lemonville Community Centre, 13453 McCowan Rd., Stoufville, ON York Region Ended
Oct. 10 6:30 – 9 pm Royal Canadian Legion, 1550 Lansdowne St. W., Peterborough, ON Lands & Forests Consulting, Ethic Tree Creations, Silv-Econ Ended
Oct. 15 6:30 – 9 pm Ganaraska Forest C