Highlights from the Trenton Woodlot Conference (Nov 25, 2016)

Melissa Spearing Events, Forest Management and Tree Markers, Landowner, Uncategorized

FGCA Attends the 27th Trenton Woodlot Conference The Forest Gene Conservation Association (FGCA) was asked to present information and advice for woodlot owners on “Adapting to a Changing Climate” at the 27th Trenton Woodlot Conference, November 25, 2016. It was a well-attended conference with approximately 210 registrants, exhibitors and forest industry partners. Melissa Spearing, assistant coordinator for the FGCA presented …

Seed Source Matters!

Melissa Spearing Ontario's Natural Selection, Seed Collector, Stock Production, Uncategorized

Since the early 1990’s the Forest Gene Conservation Association (FGCA) has worked to conserve the native genetic diversity of our urban and rural forests. This is an increasing challenge in the face of development, agricultural land use, invasive species and climate change, especially in Southern Ontario. Where forest conservation fails, restoration becomes the next and increasingly necessary challenge, and the …