Invasive Species: Addressing the Present Danger Invasive Species Pose to Canada’s Forest Biodiversity

  •  6 December 2023
     10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the CIF-IFC Ottawa Valley Section, Eastern Ontario Model Forest, and the Ontario Woodlot Association for a December Forest Seminar entitled “Invasive Species: Addressing the Present Danger Invasive Species Pose to Canada’s Forest Biodiversity”.

Date: Wednesday, December 6th, 2023
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST
Location: Zoom – webinar link will be distributed in December
Registration: OWA Event Calendar
Cost: Free

Agenda and Speakers

Moderator: Joseph Anawati, Canadian Institute of Forestry – Ottawa Valley Section

1) Canada-wide context 1: The role of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency in combatting invasive species

Thierry Poire, Canadian Food Inspection Agency

2) Canada-wide context 2: Protecting Canada’s lands and waters from invasive species

Madison Sturba, Invasive Species Centre

Liana Hryniewicz, Invasive Species Centre

3) A description of research that suggests certain black ash individuals may be resistant to EAB-induced mortality

Ken Farr, Canadian Forest Service

4) A description of how invasive species on our southern border are being managed; opportunities for a partnership approach with the Eastern Ontario Forest Health Network

Robert Smith, St. Lawrence Eastern Lake Ontario Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management

 

Hosted in partnership between the Eastern Ontario Model Forest, Canadian Institute of Forestry – Ottawa Valley Section, and the Ontario Woodlot Association.