Aug
25
to Aug 26

2018 Canadian National Axe Throwing Championships

2018 Canadian National Axe Throwing Championships, Victoria Park, Truro, N.S. The most talented professional axe throwers from across Canada and Europe will compete in an effort to be crowned Canadian Champion. Phone Ryan McIntyre, 902-499-2727 or email jryanmcintyre@gmail.com or visit North Nova Lumberjacks Society Facebook page.

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Sep
14
3:00 PM15:00

Giants of Nova Scotia photo calendar contest submission deadline

Giants of Nova Scotia photo calendar contest submission deadline. 2019 calendar celebrates the beauty of Nova Scotia’s trees and forests, and all proceeds will be donated to help keep them that way by combating invasive pests. Send in your outstanding tree and forest photos from across N.S. to be included in the calendar. Visit www.GiantsofNovaScotia.com.

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Sep
22
3:00 PM15:00

Knots and Natural Cordage

Knots and Natural Cordage, Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project, Vernon Bridge, P.E.I. Learn how to select the right knot for the job, how to tie it properly, and never be without a good piece of rope again. Phone 902-651-2575, email macphailwoods@gmail.com or visit macphailwoods.org.

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Sep
29
3:00 PM15:00

Ecological Bushcraft

Ecological Bushcraft, Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project, Vernon Bridge, P.E.I. Learn to light a fire, construct a shelter, and cook outdoors in this overnight excursion course. Learn skillful pruning, proper harvesting techniques, and plant identification and develop a profound respect for our infinitely complex ecosystems. Phone 902-651-2575, email macphailwoods@gmail.com or visit macphailwoods.org.

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Oct
6
3:00 PM15:00

Woodland Ecology: An Introduction to Forest Stewardship, Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project

Woodland Ecology: An Introduction to Forest Stewardship, Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project, Vernon Bridge, P.E.I. Excellent course for woodlot owners, watershed workers, wildlife managers, and parks employees. Phone 902-651-2575, email macphailwoods@gmail.com or visit macphailwoods.org.

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Nov
2
3:00 PM15:00

Chainsaw Safety and Maintenance

Chainsaw Safety and Maintenance, Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project, Vernon Bridge, P.E.I. Three-day course covering many aspects of sustainable fuel wood harvesting: chainsaw safety, plant identification, forest ecology, tree extraction, pruning, felling, and workplace safety. Phone 902-651-2575, email macphailwoods@gmail.com or visit macphailwoods.org.

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Jun
16
to Jun 17

2018 Nova Scotia Lumberjack Championships

2018 Nova Scotia Lumberjack Championships, Barrington, N.S. Some of the best professional lumberjacks and lumberjills in sport today will compete for the title of Nova Scotia Champion. Phone Burlin Nickerson, 902-635-3154 or email: logburling@icloud.com or visit North Nova Lumberjacks Society Facebook page.

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Jun
11
to Jun 14

72nd Forest Products Society International Convention

72nd Forest Products Society International Convention, Madison, WI. Showcase for advancing the viability of wood-based products and discussion of the state of forest products research and latest innovations. Topics include wood-based products for construction, energy, composites, as well as current issues around harvesting, environment, education, and marketing. Held in conjunction with TAPPI’s 2018 International Conference on Nanotechnology. Visit forestprod.org.

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Jun
10
9:30 AM09:30

Acadian Forests and their Inhabitants at Risk with Bob Bancroft, Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project

Acadian Forests and their Inhabitants at Risk with Bob Bancroft, Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project, Vernon Bridge, P.E.I. Insights into protection and enhancement of our forests and what woodlot owners and concerned citizens can do to end clearcutting that puts dependent species at risk. Phone 902-651-2575, email macphailwoods@gmail.com or visit macphailwoods.org.

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Apr
7
2:00 PM14:00

Nova Scotia’s Central Woodland Conference

Nova Scotia’s Central Woodland Conference, Summer Street Industries, New Glasgow, N.S. Conference for professionals and woodland owners to discuss issues and resources for managing woodlots sustainably. Visit exhibits and meet other woodland owners. Early bird registration $20 until Feb. 22 or $25 after (lunch included), and student discount of $15. Phone 1-855-679-6637 or visit www.nswoods.ca for details.

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