The Department of Natural Resources will be holding one-day
seminars on April 6 and April 20 titled How Your Decisions Impact
The seminars are part of an ongoing initiative to educate woodlot
owners on effective and sustainable management of their
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
For more information on education programs available through the
Department of Natural Resources, visit the Web site atwww.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
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.
Contact: Tim Whynot
Natural Resources -- Halifax
Natural Resources -- Bible Hill
Natural Resources -- Lawrencetown
Natural Resources -- Whycocomagh
kjd March 22, 2002 12:36 P.M.