Department Holds Third Annual Woodlot Seminars

Department of Natural Resources (to July 2018)

March 22, 2002 12:37 PM

The Department of Natural Resources will be holding one-day
seminars on April 6 and April 20 titled How Your Decisions Impact
Your Woodlot.

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

Each seminar includes a morning presentation on the new wildlife
habitat regulations in Nova Scotia and what woodlot owners need
to know about these regulations if they plan to harvest.
Discussions will also cover information on silviculture funding.
Woodlot owners now have to work with wood buyers or contractors
to secure funding.

The afternoon session will focus on equipment choices available
to woodlot owners and the impact different types of equipment may
have on certain operations, such as harvesting in stream-side
riparian zones. Choosing the right equipment is always of
interest to landowners.

The seminars will be held at the Wandlyn Inn in Bridgewater on
April 6 and the Nautical Institute in Port Hastings on April 20.
Each seminar will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Advance registration is available at any Natural Resources office
for a fee of $10. Registration will also be accepted at the door
on the day of the seminar, beginning at 8 a.m., for a fee of $20.
Lunch, refreshments and door prizes are included in the
registration fees.

For more information on education programs available through the
Department of Natural Resources, visit the Web site at
www.gov.ns.ca/natr/extension/woodlot .


FOR BROADCAST USE:

     The Department of Natural Resources is holding two, one-day

seminars for woodlot owners.

     They will take place on April 6th at the Wandlyn Inn in

Bridgewater and April 20th at the Nautical Institute in Port

Hastings.

     These seminars are intended to educate woodlot owners on

effective and sustainable management of their properties.

     The cost is 10-dollars in advance and 20-dollars at the

door. The seminars will run from nine in the morning to 3:30

in the afternoon.

     For more information or to register contact any office of

the Department of Natural Resources.

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Contact: Tim Whynot
         Natural Resources -- Halifax
         902-424-5444
         E-mail: whynottw@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 22, 2002      12:36 P.M.