Joint Lower Ottawa Valley and Lanark & District Chapters
|Theme:||How to profit from your woodlot and maintain sustainability
Carson’s woodlot is managed for wood and wildlife objectives.
|Date and Time:||Saturday, May 26th, 2018, 9 to 2pm.|
|Location:||2007 Tennyson Rd. Perth; GPS coordinates: 44°58’02.4″N, -76°11’12.2″W|
Teacher and experienced/licensed Trapper and woodlot owner; Taught woodlot management and trapping for many years and does MFTIP plans.
Worked and managed the Woodlot for over 33 years. Lives on the premises.
|Woodlot Description:||114 Acres of 50% woodland, 50% wetland with a lot of ash and red maple.
Several kilometres of quality walking trails throughout like a garden or a provincial park. Over 5000 hand-planted trees including unique species of trees. Ie cork tree from Portugal.
|Agenda:||9 Arrive and Register (Coffee provided)
9:30 Host Introductions
10 to 12 noon Woodlot Tour of forested and wetland compartments
Carson will share his experiences as a trapper and woodlot enthusiast.
We’ll stop for an hour for lunch in his workshop and mix and mingle with other W/L owners.
|What to See:||Successful sawmill operation; see old and new reforestation results.
Wood duck boxes; trap lines; wild flowers, skunk cabbage, ferns.
|Directions:||From Carleton Place, at the lights turn So. On Route15 to Smiths Falls and go 3 km to Blacks Corners
Turn west on 9th Line rd becomes Tennyson Rd go 18.6 kms to #2007
From Perth, take Rt 7 So. 8 km to Tennyson rd. Turn left go 15 km to #2007
|What to bring:
|Lunch; Walking boots; Bug spray; Camera; a friend or two. (rain or shine)|
|Fees:||Free for WL members and family. $5 for non-members|
|Information:||Dick Lalande, 613 836 2559|