Kemptville Winter Woodlot Conference - Day 2
We invite everyone to gather around your computer screen to listen and view our special forest themed presentations.
Throughout the month of February the planning committee has put together a weekly series of free noon hour webinars.
Approximately 1-2 days prior to the webinar you will receive an invitation to attend along with login instructions. Presentations may be subject to change.
Windbreaks: The Unsung Heroes of Agroforestry Systems
Wednesday, February 14, 2023 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
In the pursuit of farm productivity and efficiencies, some landowners see windbreaks and fencerows as the villain. But removing windbreaks and fencerows from the agricultural landscape comes with consequences. This presentation will examine these consequences and look into the multiple benefits that windbreaks provide. In addition, we will look into planning tools and funding sources that can assist landowners in establishing treed windbreaks.
Speaker: Dave Bray
Dave resides and farms in Perth County with his wife Connie and has recently retired from a career in Private Land Stewardship and Resource Management with the Province of Ontario and several Conservation Authorities. For over 35 years, Dave worked with MNRF, MOE, and OMAFRA doing compliance and translating research into practical, on-farm solutions to environmental, agricultural and resource issues. In his spare time, Dave works away in his woodlots, serves as a Board Director with his church, the Huron Perth chapter of the OWA, and the Huron-Perth Agricultural Science Centre. Sometimes he even has time to hunt and fish....
Ontario Woodlot Association
10 Campus Dr., Unit 4
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