Upcoming events:

Next section meeting: Wednesday, February 4th, 2015, 5:30pm (CST). Lakehead University Braun Building room 1003G (NRM conference room)

All are welcome. We will be discussing progress on upcoming Ring Ceremonies for the College and University forestry programs as well as a tentative Forest Tenure professional development event.

For more information on the Silver Ring Program select this link

For more information about our section or to get involved in any of our meetings or events, contact Doug Reid ( or Karen Saunders ( Alternatively, just show up at our next meeting on February 4th! Hope to see you there

Recent Events:

5th annual Chili cookoff

November 19, 2014 in the Study, Lakehead University

Thank you to the organizing committee, chili teams and chili judges who came out to support another successful Chili cookoff fundraiser for Forests Without Borders. We raised approximately $340!!

chili ingredients  mmm chili fixings

chilis  The mess after the fun

We had a tie this year for best chili. Congratulations to Krishnahari Homeagain for is Himalayan Chi Chi and to Alaina Vandervoort for her winning entry, Eat it or Leaf it.

Alaina and Krish Doug (NWO director) congratulating Alaina (left) and Krish (center) for their winning chilis

Most creative name went to Becca Letkeman, Dave Scott, and Svetlana Zeran for their entry Billy Bob’s Smokin’ bELKon delight which as you might have guessed featured bacon and elk meat.

Dave Becca and Svetlana Billy Bob’s smokin’ bELKon delight team members, Dave (left), Becca (center) and Svetlana (right)


chili poster 2014

IMG_2080Cake donated by Donato’s Bakery, 2011