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65th Ontario Forestry Association Conference will connect with communities

Posted Mon, 2013-12-09 00:32

When you hear the word community, what comes to mind first? Is it the community in which you live or work, or the ecological community that surrounds you? Perhaps it is the sense of community that allows one to feel like they are a part of something, whether big or small. Community encompasses structure, people and the environment. Our forests are not just a part of our community, they also are one in themselves. Forests are not disconnected from people and the realization of this is essential in sustainability.

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WSCA Annual Conference and Trade Show registration now open!

Posted Wed, 2013-10-16 16:16

The WSCA Annual Conference and Trade Show will be taking place Wed- Friday Januray 29th-31st 2014 at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort and Conference Cetnre in Kelowna. Call 250-763-4500 to book a room. 

Visit www.wsca.ca for the full conference registration and tradeshow booking packages and for more information. 

 

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The Symmetrical Planter: Why ambidexterity is good for you

Posted Sun, 2013-09-22 23:36

By Jordan Tesluk 

 

Every planter does this. You step forward with your right leg- your right hip glides easily forward, and as you bend to plant the tree, your right leg muscles tense up to bear the load of your leaning torso. Meanwhile, your left leg, somewhat straighter behind you, relaxes just slightly, and your left back muscles do the work to maintain the balance of your hips as you overload your right leg and left back muscles.

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WSCA Annual Conference and Tradeshow -save the date!

Posted Mon, 2013-09-16 23:01

This year, silviculture professionals from all across western Canada will be gathering Wed. January 29- Friday January 31st for the Western Silvicultural Contractors Association annual conference and tradeshow. The event will be held at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort in Kelowna, BC. 

Mark the date on your calendar, more information to come! 

 

 

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Western Wildfire Conference - Kelowna

Posted Sun, 2013-04-07 17:07

Click here for registration.

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Date: 
Wed, 2013-04-10 - Sat, 2013-04-13

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Spring issue coming soon!

Posted Sun, 2013-04-07 16:45

Planters are already planting up our west coast and elsewhere supervisors are planning the busy season. We're gearing up to publish the Spring issue.. coming soon! Stay tuned.

Meanwhile, have you checked out our facebook page and twitter account? Like and follow us for updates and info between issues!

 

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Happy New Year!

Posted Sat, 2013-01-05 10:51

Winter is upon us, a new year has begun and we're getting ready to launch the Winter 2013 issue this month! Sign up to receive the issue directly in your inbox, the easiest way to ensure you don't miss an issue.

Reminder that we welcome article and photo gallery submissions. Showcase your photography or writing in the next issue.

If you are an association or organization that would like to be included in the regional reports section of each issue, please email us for details.

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Annual Western Silvicultural Contractors' Association Conference and Trade Show

Posted Sat, 2012-12-08 20:16

Conference: Thursday, February 7 & Friday, February 8

Trade Show: Thursday, February 7th.

Course Portion: Tuesday, February 5th and Wednesday, Februrary 6.

Location:  Inn at Laural Point, Victoria BC.

Please visit www.wsca.ca for conference program, room rates, trade show information and course topics.

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Date: 
Tue, 2013-02-05 - Fri, 2013-02-08

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Building Resilient Communities through Community-Based Forest Management

Posted Sat, 2012-12-08 20:06

January 16-18, 2013

Algoma University, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada

 Hosted by NORDIK Institute and the Northern Ontario Sustainable Communities Partnership

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Date: 
Wed, 2013-01-16 - Fri, 2013-01-18

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Carbon Themed Fall 2012 issue now available

Posted Tue, 2012-10-16 12:36

Click on the icon of the cover, to the right, to download the most recent issue of Silviculture Magazine,  or scroll down to view individual articles.

Would you like to comment on a particular article? Each individual article below has a comment box so you can keep the dialogue going. We welcome your thoughts and perspectives!

Next issue will be published early Janurary 2013. Submission deadline is December 17th, 2012. Please read our submission guidelines for more information.

Thanks for reading!

 

 

 

 

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