Posts Tagged ‘events’

Forests Ontario conference will explore changing climate

January 30, 2018

Despite dire predictions around climate change, there are also new opportunities, including a strengthening bio-economy, increased support for green infrastructure, and the monetization of environmental attributes such as carbon offsets. A changing climate and the associated impacts are new realities affecting society, the environment, and the economy through a “ripple

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Forest inventory tools subject of Vancouver conference

December 14, 2017

VANCOUVER – Globally, inventory mapping for foresters has benefited considerably from developments in drone and lidar technologies. Several international experts and foresters are coming together from countries with strong technical networks to a new forestry technology conference in early March 2018. The ForestTECHX 2018 conference will provide managers and technical staff from

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Canadian champion logger wins bronze at world event

November 7, 2017

WAIBLINGEN, Germany and LILLEHAMMER, Norway – Competing for Canada, Mitch Hewitt chopped and sawed his way to a third-place finish in Norway at the Stihl Timbersports 2017 World Championship. The event in Lillehammer, Norway, was the 2017 season finale for the global series. Jason Wynnard (New Zealand) emerged as the

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Speakers announced for Ontario woodlot conference

October 31, 2017

Dr. Warren Mabee, director of Queen’s University, Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy/Canada Research Chair, will be the keynote speaker at the Trenton Woodlot Conference. Dr. Mabee will explore the role of woodlots in carbon sequestration, maintaining biodiversity, managing surface and groundwater, and meeting recreational needs. This one-day event held

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CIF announces executive, award winners

October 26, 2017

The Canadian Institute of Forestry hosted a successful conference and annual general meeting in Ottawa from September 27-29. The conference had a great turnout with more than 180 delegates, including 48 students, visiting from all corners of North America and abroad. The national executive for CIF was chosen during the

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Date set for COFI annual meeting

October 19, 2017

The BC Council of Forest Industries’ annual convention will be held April 4-6, 2018, in Prince George.  This event is the largest gathering of the forest sector in Western Canada. According to COFI, industry CEOs, executives, managers, suppliers, local and international businesses, financial institutions, law firms, and government leaders will

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Finland delegation joins Biomass North Forum

October 3, 2017

NORTH BAY, Ont., — A delegation of 33 Finnish business leaders, technology experts, and entrepreneurs will be participating at the Biomass North Forum. This two-day event in Thunder Bay, Ont., will explore the challenges facing the forest bioeconomy and highlight opportunities to meet those challenges.  In addition to seminar sessions

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