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Monday, 29 January 2018 15:11

Last week to register for 25th Annual Kawartha Woodlot Conference

LINDSAY, ON –This is the last week to register for the 25th Annual Kawartha Woodlot Conference being held at Fleming College’s Frost Campus on Saturday, February 10.

This day-long event brings together experts, innovators, woodlot owners and managers and focus on ‘Change, Challenge & Opportunity’, covering 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.  

“For those in the woodlot industry or for private landowners with an interest in woodlot management, this is a must-attend conference,” said Holly Shipclark, Stewardship Coordinator for Kawartha Conservation. “We bring together a diverse group of expert speakers who provide timely information critical to woodlot-related issues.”

Among the topics being discussed will be sessions for woodlot owners in the carbon markets, seed collecting and forest genetics, tips and tricks for planting butternuts, and much more.

“Our great line-up of speakers and timely learning sessions geared to the interests and needs of woodlot owners makes the 25th annual conference a must-attend event,” Ms. Shipclark added.

The Kawartha Woodlot Conference is the largest regional conference of its kind and provides a unique opportunity for members of the forestry community to interacted with industry experts and learn about emerging tools, trends and best practices.

Back again this year will be the popular tradeshow feature, where companies and organizations will have the opportunity to showcase products and service with conference participants.

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: KawarthaConservation.com/woodlot2018.

Eleanor Reed, President of the Kawartha Chapter (Ontario Woodlot Association) said she looks forward to this event because it is a chance to bring the membership together to learn from experts and share experiences.   

“The Kawartha Woodlot Conference is a collaborative effort by a number of local organizations and is led by the Kawartha Chapter of the Ontario Woodlot Association to support the efforts of private woodlot owners,” examined Ms. Reed. “We recognize and appreciate the important role private woodlot owners play and this conference helps support that work by providing information and expertise vital to their success.”

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..