Sat April 1, 2017 : Annual Woodlot Conference and Annual General Meeting

Woodlot Conference about Forest Seed benefits, good forestry practices through FSC certification and a history of innovation in the forests.

Location:
Grenville Mutual Insurance Community Hall
380 Colonnade Dr, Kemptville, ON
(Past Walmart on the same side)

Program

Date/Time: Event Speaker

8:30 – 9:00 Registration (Coffee and donuts)

9:00 – 9:10
Welcome and Introduction – Pieter Leenhouts, OWA

9:10 – 9:30
Annual General Meeting – Business – Pieter Leenhouts
Minutes of 2016 AGM – Sandy
Treasurer’s Report – Cathy
Election of Board Members

9:30 – 10:00
“Seed from Your Forest” and associated benefits by Barb Boysen, Forest Gene Conservation Association

10:00 – 10:30 Health Break and Networking

10:30 – 11:00
“EOMF Forest Certification Program Growth, Benefits and Challenges” by Jim Hendry Eastern Ontario Model Forest

11:00 – 11:30
“Making Tracks – Making Waves; Early Innovation In Forestry” by Dave Lemkay, Exec, Dir. Renfrew Industrial Commission and noted Ottawa Valley forest historian

11:30 – 11:40
“OWA Provincial Update” – Pieter Leenhouts

11:40 – 11:50
Spring Woodlot Tour – Tedd Wood

11:50 – 12:00
Draw for Door Prizes (Chainsaw Helmet, Chainsaw Chaps and others)