Friends of Napanee AGM

Saturday, November 25 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Newburgh Community Hall 2 Factory Street Newburgh, Ontario K0K 2S0

We value your opinion! Please join in to share your views of the way ahead for Friends of the Napanee. We have had two successful years and are now looking forward to our next few years. This session will be structured and facilitated by Ted Darby.

Please join us at the Newburgh Community Hall with a social starting at 9:30 am. The meeting will be completed by noon.

For more information: Lawrence O’Keeffe


The Trenton Woodlot Conference: 28th Annual

Hosted by Hastings Stewardship Council and partners

November 24, 2017 – 8am to 4pm

Batawa Community Centre, Batawa, ON

Woodlots: How They Make Our Lives Better!


Dr. Warren Mabee, Director of Queen’s U. Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy / Canada Research Chair

Seeing the Forest for the Trees: The Role of Woodlots in Ontario Environmental Strategies

Carbon offsets, maintaining healthy levels of groundwater and biodiversity, etc.


Steve D’Eon, RPF and Ken Elliot, RPF (Registered Professional Forester)  

Accelerating Old-Growth Features in your Tolerant Hardwood Stand

Photo tour of Ontario’s rare hardwood old-growth sites dominated by towering maple, beech, and eastern hemlock



Field Trip

The Working Family Woodlot

Join us as we walk through a 72 acre working family woodlot joined by the owner Gareth Metcalfe and forestry professionals that will walk us through recreational trail building, woodlot management, managing your woodlot for maple syrup and firewood, and tree identification on this hilly diverse woodlot….11 minutes away from the Centre.

MNRF Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program. Robert Spence, RPF OMNRF Afternoon Indoor Sessions

  1. Shelterbelts and Windbreaks: Benefits. Peter Roberts, OMAFRA
  2. Woodlot Management: Selling Timber from Your Woodlot. Dan Baker, RPF Bauman Sawmill
  3. Forest Health Update on Insects and Diseases in this Area. Vanessa Chambone, Terrestrial Monitoring Technician, OMNRF


Cost of $35 includes hot lunch. See attached brochure for more details.


FOR REGISTRATION AND INFORMATION: contact Matt Caruana at 613-391-9034 or


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