Destructive Moth has a new name!

Susan Ellis, Bugwood.org As many of you are aware, the LDD moth is wrecking havoc in our area. Recently, the name has been changed to the 'spongy moth' because its former name contained a racial slur. This article provides a good overview. If you are interested in learning more, you can look to the Winter …

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Winter Twig ID Workshop

BGWA's first event of 2022 TREE & SHRUB SPECIES IDENTIFICATION USING WINTER CHARACTERISTICS. BGWA will hold our first outdoor event of 2022 on March 19. Focus will be on tree and shrub species ID using available winter characteristics of bark, twigs and vegetative buds. Date & Time: Saturday March 19 at 10 AM. Location: SVCA’s …

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2022 Grey Bruce Woodlot Conference

The annual Grey Bruce Woodlot Conference is back for another year! The organizing committee have lined up four great speakers. Presentation information is below: March 22 7:00 PM - Wild Boars, presented by NDMNRF staff 8:00 PM - Update on Forest Health, presented by NDMNRF staff March 24 7:00 PM - Forestry related Applications for …

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Master of Forest Conservation – Capstone Projects: Forest Cooperatives

Title: Analysis of the Forest Cooperative Pilot Projects Developed by the Ontario Woodlot Association Hosted/Sponsored by: University of Toronto - Masters of Forest Conservation Website Link: https://youtu.be/JcmL9_HcV_U?list=PLmPRtwuI91YHLrIasVCXsUzYheF7CHNdC

Ikea’s Sourcing Wood from Old Growth Forests

Photo by Simon Berger on Pexels.com As the desire for wood products increases, companies are unfortunately turning to illegal methods to source this material. Ikea (the huge Swedish furniture producer) is wrapped up in this business and some of their practices are now being called into question. Thank you to Larry Cluchey for passing this …

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