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Friday, 15 December 2017 10:06

Registration now open for 25th Annual Kawartha Woodlot Conference

December 15, 2017 – Registration is now open for the 25th Annual Kawartha Woodlot Conference being held at Fleming College in Lindsay on Saturday, February 10, 2018.

The theme ‘Change, Challenge & Opportunity’ will cover topics ranging from climate change, the Environmental Bill of Rights, and the health of Ontario’s forests with a focus on the forests in the region.  There will be special learning sessions about opportunities for woodlot owners in the carbon markets, seed collecting and forest genetics, tips and tricks for planting butternuts, and more.  

“We are looking forward to delivering another great conference in 2018.  We have planned a program that is relevant and useful to woodlot owners.” said Colin Cassin, the co-Chair of the planning committee. “We have some great speakers and learning sessions for participants to choose from.  There will lots of opportunity for networking and connecting with industry experts and like-minded individuals and organization representatives.”

Each year the Kawartha Woodlot Conference brings together experts and leaders in a number of fields specific to woodlots, managed forests and industry advocates.

The conference, the largest regional conference of its kind, provides a unique opportunity for members of the forestry community to spend a full day hearing from and interacting with industry experts and learning about emerging tools, trends and best practices.

Similar to past years, there will also be a tradeshow, where companies and organizations will have the opportunity to showcase products and service with conference participants.

“The Kawartha Woodlot Conference is a popular event that is designed to cater to the needs Ontario Woodlot Association members, but it is a great event for anyone involved in woodlots, woodlot management and related fields and industries,” said Colin.  “The speakers and topics covered also appeal to an audience that is

The Conference kicks off at 8:30 a.m. and a hot lunch is included with registration. There are a variety of packages and rates available for Conference participants and tradeshow delegates. To learn more and to register for the 2018 Kawartha Woodlot Conference or to book a booth for the tradeshow please visit:

For further information about the 2018 Kawartha Woodlot Conference please contact Kawartha Conservation Stewardship Coordinator Holly Shipclark at 705-328-2271 ext. 240 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..