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P L E A S E J O I N U S F E B R U A RY 2 3 , 2 0 1 1 F O R T H E …

Kemptville Winter Woodlot Conference A must-attend educational and networking event for private woodlot owners as well as the commercial, service, government, and non-government organizations that want to reach them!

When: Wednesday February 23, 2011

Where: W.B. George Centre Kemptville Campus (University of Guelph) 10 Campus Drive, Kemptville (Map on next page)

Cost: $30 incl hot lunch $20 without lunch

Registration Details: contact Mary Humphries 613-258-8241 OR register online by visiting: and click Events MANY THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS! Eastern Ontario Model Forest Ferguson Forest Centre & Friends of the FFC Ontario Woodlot Association, LOV Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Canadian Institute of Forestry, Ottawa Valley Lavern Heideman & Sons Limited Ben Hokum & Son Leeds-Grenville Stewardship Council Resource Stewardship Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Council Ottawa Stewardship Council Community Stewardship Council of Lanark County Rideau Valley Conservation Authority South Nation Conservation Limerick Forest & United Counties of Leeds & Grenville Tree Canada

Your Property: Problems, Programs, Possibilities This 24th annual conference will feature speakers and exhibitors who will address common woodlot issues and problems, provide information on helpful programs, and explore possibilities to enhance woodlot management!

* Agenda * 8:00 – 9:00

Registration, Coffee, Exhibits

9:00 – 9:10


9:10 – 10:00 Emerald Ash Borer Science, Regulations, Detection, Protection

Taylor Scarr, Provincial Forest Entomologist, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Thoughts on Forest Management vis-à-vis EAB

Martin Streit, Stewardship Coordinator, Leeds-Grenville Stewardship Council

10:00 – 10:30 Establishing and Maintaining Sugar Maple Orchards Todd Leuty, Agroforestry Specialist, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break & Exhibits 11:00 – 12:00 Species at Risk in the Woodlot * Key Species to Look For

James Pagé, Natural Heritage Biologist, OMNR

* Butternut Recovery Program Rose Fleguel, Butternut Recovery Technician, Rideau Valley Conservation Authority

12:00 – 1:30

Lunch & Exhibits

1:30 – 2:45

Program Panel and Q&A (10 minutes each) Woodlot Advisory Program (Rose-Marie Chrétien, South Nation Conservation) Nature-in-Deed (Susan Sentesy, Lanark Stewardship Council) Tree Planting Programs (Dan Cooper, Rideau Valley Conservation Authority) Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program -MFTIP (Wade Knight, OWA) Conservation Land Tax Incentive Program-CLTIP (Shaun Thompson, OMNR) Environmental Farm Plan-Woodlot Programs (A. Ross, Ontario Soil & Crop)

2:45 – 3:30

Wildlife Feature Sparrows, and Warblers, and Hawks, oh my! Taking a peep at the Wild Bird Care Centre (Patty Summers)

EOMF as shown above is located within the MNR building shown below. Continue on Campus Drive and turn right on McPhail Street to W.B. George Centre as shown below.