Department Offers Wood and Wildlife Seminars

Department of Natural Resources (to July 2018)

March 13, 2001 3:15 PM

The Department of Natural Resources will be holding three,
one-day seminars titled Wood and Wildlife on Your Woodlot between
March 31 and April 21.

The seminars are part of an ongoing initiative to educate woodlot
owners on effective and sustainable management of their
properties.

Each seminar will include a morning session where presentations
will be made regarding current wildlife populations in Nova
Scotia and factors affecting the populations. Discussions will
focus on the food and habitat that wildlife need to survive, and
how tree harvesting can impact on these.

The afternoon session will focus on the efforts by government,
industry and woodlot owners to sustain Nova Scotia’s forests.
Woodlot owners will also have the opportunity to explore
silviculture funding options for their woodland.

The seminars will be held on March 31 at the Wandlyn Inn in
Bridgewater; April 7 in Room 24 of the Cox Institute at the Nova
Scotia Agricultural College, located on Pictou Road, Bible Hill;
and April 21 at the Nautical Institute in Port Hawkesbury. All
seminars take place between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Advance registration is available at any Natural Resources office
for a fee of $10. Registration will also be accepted at the door
beginning at 8:30 a.m. on the day of the seminar for a fee of
$15. Registration fees include lunch, refreshments and door
prizes.

For more information on additional education programs available
through the department visit the Web site at
www.gov.ns.ca/natr/regional/extension .

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Contact: Tim Whynot
         Natural Resources -- Halifax
         902-424-5444
         E-mail: twwhynot@gov.ns.ca

         Don Cameron
         Natural Resources -- Bible Hill
         902-893-5629
         E-mail: camerods@gov.ns.ca

         Bruce Carter
         Natural Resources -- Lawrencetown
         902-584-2229
         E-mail: carterbm@gov.ns.ca

         John Gillis
         Natural Resources -- Whycocomagh
         902-756-2339
         E-mail: gillisjl@gov.ns.ca

kjd         March 13, 2001      3:12 P.M.