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We're sorry to announce that the Winter Woodlot Tour will be postponed until further notice. The forecast is not on our side and the conditions on site are very icy. Tentative Date: Saturday, Feburary 24th, 2018 (9am to 1pm)
NEW DATE: Saturday, February 10th, 2018 Date of event is weather dependent. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for updates.
Well folks, unfortunately the weather is not on our side this week. The Winter Woodlot Tour will be postponed until we have a sufficient amount of snow cover to enjoy all the fun outdoor activities we have planned! The WWT committee will make another announcement next week based on the new weather forecast. Please stay tuned to Facebook for further announcements.
The Winter Woodlot Tour is less than one week away! 🌲 There will also be many exhibits along the trails through the woods where you can learn more about: - wildlife and birds present in our forests in the winter - plants and trees found in the Island’s Acadian forest - private woodlot management - chainsaw maintenance and safety - watershed management and stream restoration - Acadian forest restoration techniques - forest-based products in craft industries
The 2018 Winter Woodlot Tour is happening this coming Saturday January 27th (from 9am-1pm)!! Fingers crossed the weather will be as nice as it was this past weekend.
The site this year is in the Central Queens Watershed and is located in the Strathgartney Equestrian Park in Bonshaw at 18 Strathgartney Road.
There will be sleigh rides, a heated tent, warm apple cider, and several excellent activities and presenters.
The Winter Woodlot Tour provides the opportunity for people to learn more about the role of woodlots and forests in maintaining healthy island ecosystems as well as sustainable commercial and recreational use. Please join us for this wonderful event and excellent opportunity to spend some time outdoors! ... See MoreSee Less
ONLY ONE WEEK LEFT for photo submissions! If you were out capturing the Island's winter beauty over the holidays, or anytime this winter, please share them with us. We'd love to see what you saw and you might even be a photography winner! ... See MoreSee Less
It is time for the third annual winter photography contest! Submit your photos to us through this page or send them to email@example.com. Spend some time outdoors with your camera or send us a favourite photo you've taken in the area. The contest will once again be judged by John Sylvester and submissions will be accepted until January 15. We are looking forward to seeing your photographs! ... See MoreSee Less