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Trenton Woodlot Conference, 30th annual

Returning to Our Roots: Down to Earth Forestry

Hosted by Ontario Woodlot Association (Quinte and Limestone chapters) and Hastings Stewardship Council


Description - 

Speakers include

Sebastian Belliard, Soil Specialist with OMAFRA: What’s Under the Leaf Litter

Thom Snowman, Forester: The Inclusive Forest: Wetlands, Water, Wood and Wildlife 


Joseph Reid with City of Belleville: Beavers: Struggles with Co-existence

Ian Fife with Bird Studies Canada: Technology in the Woodlot: Creating Your Biodiversity Inventory

Todd Fritzley with BPF Safety & Consulting: Chainsaw Safety Basics  


Afternoon Field Tour – 

Forest Vigour: Things to Look for in Your Woodlot

With field trip guides: Justin Smith (professional arborist, OWA) and 

Tim Trustham (ecologist, Quinte Conservation) 


Lunch: catered by local chef, Andreas Appelbaum of Let’s EAT Catering

Locally sourced food and zero waste format

Extending our sustainable practices from forest to table


A Carbon Footprint Survey of the conference will be produced

RSVP by November 15 (to ensure your spot at the lunch table)


Admission is $40 (includes lunch). Cost for Ontario Woodlot Association members is $35.


Register Online at:


For non-E tickets or more information, contact 

Dave Sexsmith at or 613-373-9334



Contact Name
Dave Sexsmith

81 Plant Street
Batawa ON K0K 1E0