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P L E A S E J O I N U S F E B R U A RY 1 7 , 2 0 1 0 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!

Growing Diverse Values in Woodlots When? Wednesday February 17, 2010 9:00—3:30 Coffee & Registration from 8:00

This theme for the 23rd annual conference will feature topical information and exhibits enabling forest owners to explore diverse economic, recreational, environmental and cultural values and benefits of their woodlots!

* Agenda * 8:00 – 9:00

Registration, Coffee, Exhibits

9:00 – 9:15

Welcome: Jack Henry or College President

9:15 – 10:15 Working Woodlot Panel Session Moderator: Katie Nolan, OMAFRA

Where? W.B. George Centre Kemptville Campus 830 Prescott St, Kemptville

COST? $25 incl hot lunch $15 add family member $15 without lunch Pre-Registration Suggested:

contact Mary Humphries 613-258-8241 Or

 Timber Plantations (John Stuart – 15m)  Woodlots on the Farm (Ron Toonders – 15m)  Multi-use Woodlots & Carbon Credit Program (Victor Brunette—30m) 10:15 – 10:45 Our Forestry Heritage: Logging & Sawmill Stories from the Ottawa Valley Speaker: Brent Connelly

Moderator: Martin Streit, Leeds County Stewardship Council

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break & Exhibits 11:15 – 12:00 Agro-Forestry: Windbreaks and Nut Production Basics Speaker: Todd Leuty, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Moderator: Katie Nolan (OMAFRA)

12:00 – 1:30

Lunch & Exhibits

1:30 – 2:10

Plantation Management & Landowner Options (2x20 minutes)  Economics of Eastern Ontario Plantations (Tom Richardson)  State of the Forest Industry & Private Land Programs Offered (Kris Heideman, Heideman Forest Services) Moderator: Scott Davis, Eastern Ontario Model Forest

To find out more about joining our growing list of Sponsors & Exhibitors please contact: Melanie at: or (613) 258-8365

2:10 – 2:30

Update of the Biomass Conversion Program of Ontario Power Generation’s Coal-Fired Units Speaker: Rob Lyng, Ontario Power Generation Moderator: Scott Davis, Eastern Ontario Model Forest

2:30 – 3:15

Bats of Ontario Speaker: Amy Cameron

Moderator: Jack Henry, Grenville Land Stewardship Council