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Kawartha Chapter: Kawartha Woodland Expo

  • 6 Apr 2024
  • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Frost Campus, Fleming College, 200 Albert St. South, Lindsay, ON K9V 5E6
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  • First 50 students registered for free, then tickets are $30.00/each.

Kawartha Woodland Expo

The Kawartha Chapter is hosting the 2024 Kawartha Woodland Expo in partnership with the Fleming College at the Frost Campus in Lindsay, Ontario on Saturday, April 6, 2024. 

Faculty, staff and alumni within Fleming's School of Environmental and Natural Resources Sciences have developed a series of fun, hands-on, educational workshops that will provide you with a variety of resources and skills related to woodlot ownership, forest stands, and trees and forestry in general.

Lunch and refreshments are included. There will also be a silent auction, raffles and door prizes! Parking on campus is free for the event.

Tickets will also be sold at the door. Online registration will close April 5, 2024.

Event Agenda

8:30 a.m. - Registration and refreshments

9:00 a.m. - Welcome

9:15 a.m. - Keynote speaker: Lacey Rose, RPF

10:00 a.m. - Coffee break; exhibitors

10:15 a.m. - Workshop session 1

Noon - Lunch; silent auction; music; exhibitors

1:15 p.m. - Workshop session 2

3 p.m. - Wrap-up/Silent Auction Winners/Chainsaw Draw

The incredible list of diverse and educational workshops include: 

  • Log Scaling and Sawmill Basics*
  • Chainsaw Basics - Sharpen Your Skills*
  • Weather Sticks: Trees Can Forecast Weather!
  • Forestry Adventure Showcase
  • Kirtland’s Warbler Habitat Recipe
  • Get to Know Your Trees: Guided Arboretum Walk
  • Tools of the Trade: Introduction to Tree Marking
  • Natural Dye Workshop: Hunter Corbiere
  • Make A Map: Discover your woodland wonderland
  • So you think you want to be a tree doctor?
  • Lumber Grading and Identification
  • Forest Bathing

Each workshop has limited capacity. 

*PPE is required for these workshops. If you are able, please bring a hard hat, safety glasses, gloves and/or steel-toe boots/toe caps. If you don’t have PPE, don’t worry! We will provide it for you.

Once you have completed your event registration, you will receive a confirmation email with workshop descriptions and instructions to sign up for workshops. 

For assistance with registering more than 5 individuals, contact us at olyvia.foster@ontariowoodlot.com

For all other event inquires please contact Glen Hannah at  glen.hannah@gmail.com.

Ontario Woodlot Association

10 Campus Dr., Unit 4

Kemptville, Ontario

K0G 1J0

Phone: 613-713-1525
Email: info@ontariowoodlot.com

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