Urgent: Save Ontario’s Seed

Melissa Spearing General

Ontario Tree Seed Plant Aerial Image, MNRF Immature burr oak acorns. Photo by Melissa Spearing. Collecting red pine cones from logging slash. Photo by Melissa Spearing. In the early days cone handling was a very labour-intensive process. Although the basic extraction process remains the same today, the OTSP has much more efficient materials handling processes in place. Photo MNRF. Orthodox seed …

New Website live: Perfection will have to wait

fgca General

We have waited long enough. It’s time to launch our new website… So, here it is! While we are still completing some sections of the site—and working out a few kinks—we felt that it was finally time to get this site live. We have worked on this on and off, and while we know it’s not yet perfect, we are …

2012 FGCA annual general meeting

fgca Events, General

Hello FGCA Members and Associates. Please plan to attend our 18th Annual General Meeting in Simcoe County on Monday and Tuesday June 25 & 26, 2012 If you can make it, please register with me by Monday June 18th. Contact Barb Monday, June 25 Ontario Tree Seed Plant, Angus Afternoon Session – 1 to 4:30 pm, $10/person or free with …

Climate change could wreak havoc on maple syrup industry

fgca General, Landowner

(KAWARTHA LAKES) It has been an unseasonably warm winter this year, which is giving some cause for concern for local maple syrup producers who wonder what the warmer weather will mean for their already unpredictable industry. About 55 people were on hand for the recent annual general meeting of the Halibruton-Kawartha Maple Syrup Producer Association (HKMSPA) at the Buckhorn Community …