EMERALD ASH BORER WOODLOT TOUR & INFORMATION SESSION
Sat. Sept. 12th 2009
10 am at Norfolk County Woodlot C9 near Turkey Pt.
Amanda Dooney (Norfolk County Forest Health Tech) will be giving an update on EAB in Southern Ontario.
Mark Bouw (Haldimand & Norfolk County Deputy Forestry Conservation By-Law Officer) will be speaking on woodlot management
with regards to EAB. Amanda & Mark will escort attendees on a tour of a nearby Conservation Area where EAB is present.
This is a joint H&AWOA and NORFOLK Woodlot Owners Assoc. Event. Please plan to attend!
GOOD FORESTRY PRACTICE WORKSHOP
Sat. Oct. 24th 2009
10 am at the Haldimand Conservation Area ‘campground forest’ near Peacock Pt.
David Holmes - forester for the Long Point Region Conservation Authority will do a walk through the Haldimand Conservation
Authority campground forest. The focus of the tour will be the development of a harvest under Good Forestry Practice. Dave
has a harvest planned for this year and will have the woodlot marked for our tour. The tour will focus on the development of a
good forestry practice prescription, tree marking and the sale of the standing timber from a landowner’s perspective.
WPSO WORK DAY
Mon. Nov. 23rd 2009 A controlled burn will be held - volunteers are needed! Come on out and help.
GYPSY MOTH WORKSHOP at the MARSHALL FOREST
Sat. Nov. 28th 2009
10 am just outside of Dunnville with Amanda Dooney (Norfolk County Forest Health Tech)
Learn how to set up Forest Health Monitoring plots, which can be used to monitor your woodlot’s health.
Learn how to identify Gypsy Moth egg masses, and potential population levels in 2010.
Learn how to distinguish between old and new egg masses.
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS
please RSVP to Amanda Dooney by Wed. Nov. 25th Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 519-426-5999 Ext. 2245
FOREST HEALTH NIGHT IN HALDIMAND & Special Member Meeting
Thurs. Jan. 28th 2010
Register at 6:30 pm - Meeting at 7:00 pm
at the Cayuga Mutual Insurance Company - 23 King St. West, Cayuga
Eric Cleland - MNR Forest Tech Specialist with a Forest Health update
Terry Schwan - MNR - WPSO report
Peter Williams - Good Forestry Practice presentation
Snacks & Refreshments will be served
a brief 'member vote' on moving the AGM to the fall will be held members - please plan to attend
EVERYONE IS WELCOME! If you'd like to be a member of H&AWOA - come out and JOIN!
OWA AGM & WOODLOT CONFERENCE
Saturday March 20th 2010 Theme: Our Forests - Managing Wisely Today for Tomorrow
Peterborough, Ontario Registration $25 for members / $30 for non members Deadline to register March 12th, 2010
to register or to get more information call 1 888 791 1103 ext 221 DETAILS HERE
MAPLE SYRUP OPERATION TOUR & PANCAKE BRUNCH
SATURDAY MARCH 27th 2010 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Join H&AWOA at James Richardson’s Sugar Bush 131 River Rd. Dunnville ON
PANCAKE & SAUSAGE BRUNCH & horse-drawn wagon rides,
with a sugarbush tour by the Haldimand Forestry Division
prices: 12 yrs. and up - $10, 4 yrs. to 11 yrs. - $5, under 4 free
FREE SEEDLING GIVE-AWAY
APRIL 1st 2010 - mail in deadline
up to 50 free trees and shrubs - details and the mail in form are in your Jan/Feb newsletter
H&AWOA MEMBERS ONLY!
OPG TOUR for H&AWOA members
Saturday May 15th 2010 at 10:00 am
at the Nanticoke Generating Station 34 Haldimand Road 55 Nanticoke, ON
Steel toed shoes/boots must be worn - please bring your own if you have them or
OPG will supply protective footwear for you.
There will be a tour of the power plant and the tree plantings and other eco projects on site.
Please call or email Dan Romanoski by Monday May 3rd
as OPG must have numbers for this event - email@example.com(905 765 9740)
visit OPG's Nanticoke webpage click here
WPSO WORK DAYS
Friday May 21st and Saturday May 22nd - volunteers are needed to cut small trees
and brush away from the white pines. Come on out and help for any amount of time you can.
9:30 am to 4:00 pm both days - fruit and water supplied as well as tools and gloves.
any questions - call Dan at 905 765 9740
Celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity - May 22nd - by helping out at the WPSO!
WHITE PINE SEED ORCHARD TOUR & BBQ
Reg. Rd. #20 (10 km west of Dunnville) across from 911 # sign 3771
Saturday August 21st (rain date Saturday August 28th)
10 am tour with Terry Schwan of MNR with a BBQ at noon
hotdogs, hamburgs, drinks & more - bring your own lawn chairs
dress for the hike through the seed orchard
Niagara & Norfolk Woodlot Owners are welcome to attend!
RSVP for the BBQ will be needed by Tues. August 17th - call Dan at 905 765 9740 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out our WPSO web page for info and a map click here - then come out to see things for yourself in August!
2009 / 2010 YEAR (Sept - Sept) events & activities