Dale Prest to give MCFC webinar on Fighting Climate Change with Forests on Wed Aug 5, more in the series and view those already given 29July2020

Coming up next week:

Intro to the Forest Series: Fighting Climate Change with Forests – how do we get there?
by Dale Prest.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
“Having founded the Climate Forest Company, Dale’s mission is to fully deploy the Acadian Forest in the fight against climate change. While using forests to capture and store carbon seems straight forward – just let the trees grow – in practice it is a much more difficult socio-economic nut to crack. Having built the only carbon offset projects in eastern Canada, Dale has experience in the different ways carbon can be monetized to drive better forest management. In addition, Dale has a long history in forestry in NS, having grown up in a family that has been in the logging and saw milling sector for generations. With this in-depth understanding of the opportunities and barriers to implementing carbon capture and storage management in our forests at scale, Dale will explore what he sees as potential paths forward in the sector in the coming years.”
To register, contact Heba Jarrar at: heba@medwaycommunityforest.com

Coming up 2nd week in August

Forestry Professional’s Series: The Practical Application of Multi-Use Sustainable Forest Management at Haliburton Forest
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
2:00 PM 3:00 PM
Talk by: Malcolm Cockwell
“Malcolm Cockwell is the Managing Director of Haliburton Forest, a multi-use private land stewardship company that operates a wide range of businesses on its 100,000 acre property in central Ontario. He is also a director of Acadian Timber Corp, a leading primary forest products company with operations in New Brunswick and Maine. Malcolm is a Registered Professional Forester in Ontario, and he is involved with the Ontario Forest Industries Association, Forests Ontario, and the Ontario Professional Foresters Association. He holds a B.Sc. in Forest Conservation from the University of Toronto, and is a PhD candidate at the same institution’s Faculty of Forestry, with research interests focused on hardwood silviculture.”

Finally, the Medway Community Forest Co-operative invites us all to their fourth annual MCFC Forest Market at the Annapolis Royal Market Square
On Sunday, August 16, 2020, 10:00 AM 2:00 PM
“The event will showcase vendors and businesses whose products, trades or services are connected to the forest including wood furniture or baskets, non-timber forest products, such as mushrooms or maple syrup, and services, such as guiding and eco-tourism. The market is taking place in the Annapolis Royal Market Square from 10:00-2:00.
The event is free and physical distancing measures will be in place to keep our vendors and visitors safe. Hope to see you there!”

Just given (Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020)

Forestry Professional’s Series: Iknmatimkewe’l Nipuktuk – Gifts from the Forest
View Archived Webinar

MCFC/Cheyenne, also provided these links:
CMM Moose Guardians: https://youtu.be/xD0I9TvRgOA
Wisqoq Black Ash: https://youtu.be/tosdmgMIxYY
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq: www.cmmns.com
Mi’kmaw Conservation Group: www.mikmawconservation.ca
Mi’kmawey Forestry: https://mikmaweyforestry.ca/

and advised that Cheyenne’s email is cmacdonald@cmmns-denr.ca and her office number is 1-902-895-6385.

View this NSFN Post for past webinars in the series and links to the archived webinars.

Kudos to the Medway Community Forest Co-operative and all of the presenters for this highly informative webinar series

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