Forests Ontario

Planting Events

Woodlot Owner Information Night

October 12th, 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
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 382, 31 Princess St, Mount Albert, ON L0G 1M0, Thursday, October 12, 2017 | 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Link
www.forestsontario.ca
Email
eabservice@forestsontario.ca
Phone
1-877-646-1193

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

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
Imagination Park, Ajax
Link
www.ajax.ca

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