Woodlot owners manage one of Nova Scotia's greatest resources,
our forests. On April 12, Department of Natural Resources staff
will host a seminar on managing this valuable forest resource
Several topics pertaining to woodlot owners will be discussed,
including ATV use, low impact forestry options and updates on the
provincial forest strategy. This session is part of the
department's ongoing education initiatives for woodlot owners on
how to effectively and sustainably manage their property.
"This seminar is designed specifically with the woodlot owner in
mind with the objective of providing information on real-life
topics in an accessible manner," said Natural Resources Minister
For those unable to attend the one-day seminar, the department
offers a woodlot management home study program online or through
the mail. Individuals decide which topic they want to study and
proceed at their own pace.
The woodlot owner seminar will be held in the Agritech Park
gymnasium in Bible Hill from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Advance
registration is available for a fee of $10. Registration will
also be accepted at the door on the day of the seminar for a fee
of $15. Lunch and refreshments are included in the registration
For more information about the seminar or to register, contact
the Natural Resources office in Bible Hill at 902-893-5620, call
902-424-5444 or e-mail: email@example.com . For more information
on the department's woodlot education programs, visit the Web
site at www.gov.ns.ca/natr/extension/woodlot
FOR BROADCAST USE:
Woodlot owners can benefit from an information seminar being
held on April 12th in Bible Hill. The seminar will focus on
several topics, including ATV use and tips on low impact
Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive says the courses are
designed with the woodlot owner in mind. They are part of an
ongoing effort to educate woodlot owners on good land management.
Those interested in attending the seminar can contact the
Natural Resources office in Bible Hill for more information.
Contact: Dale Glennie
Susan Mader Zinck
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