Beech Bark Disease Workshops for Forestry Specialists These workshops are designed for forest managers, tree markers, and other specialists interested in learning how to identify and reduce the impacts of Beech Bark Disease (BBD).
3 Different Dates and Locations to Choose From — Same Workshop 1) Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 from 9:00 ‐ 3:00 pm Place: Terra Cotta Watershed Learning Centre, Halton Hills (directions on reverse) 2 & 3) Date: TBA ‐ one in September and one in October Place: TBA ‐ one in Bancroft and the other in Kemptville/Brockville area
to transfer current understanding about BBD and its range and impacts in Ontario; to enlist participation in a beech survey to locate, mark and protect putatively disease‐
resistant beech trees; to consult on management strategies/Best Management Practices to lessen the impacts of BBD and promote beech survival; to gather information needed for drafting tree marking guidelines for stands affected by BBD; and more... The day will consist of both an in‐class and a site visit led by Dr. Richard Wilson, Forest Program Pathologist for OMNR, and Dr. John McLaughlin, Forest Research Pathologist for OMNR.
$15.00 Registration ‐ includes lunch.
Space will be limited to only 25 participants so register early!
To register online click HERE or contact Mary @ (613) 258‐8241 firstname.lastname@example.org
Brought to you by the Eastern Ontario Model Forest in partnership with Credit Valley Conservation and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (OMNR).
Directions to Terra Cotta Watershed Learning Centre 14452 Winston Churchill Blvd, Halton Hills, Ontario From Hwy. #401, exit north and continue on Winston Churchill Blvd. Take a slight right at King St. Take the second left on to Winston Churchill Blvd Terra Cotta Conservation Area is 2 kilometres ahead on the left side of the road Go past the gatehouse and go straight through box horse gate. Take first left into parking lot. Google Map Link