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Rapid Rounds: Silvopasturing, Fruit & Nut Trees, Coniferous Thinning

This is an opportunity to take in rapid-fire presentations on three different tree topics, followed by a question period with the experts! Carrie Woolley will share her experiences with silvopasturing, Elisabeth Burrow will talk about growing fruit and nut trees, and Kevin Preddon will present on techniques for thinning out coniferous forests.

Carrie Woolley has been raising sheep for 12 years in Norfolk County alongside her husband's family farm operation. She integrates the sheep in their orchards, grain fields and woodlots. A recent focus of the livestock operation has been pastured geese, silvopasture development, and solar farm grazing. Carrie has a Master's degree in Animal Behaviour and Welfare from the University of Guelph and keeps busy being a mom to two toddlers.

Kevin Predon, RPF has been working as the Forest Technician for Bruce County since 2014. He has a technical diploma in Forestry from Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology, an Hons. Bachelors of Science in Forestry from Lakehead University, and is a Registered Professional Forester in the Province of Ontario. Currently Kevin resides in Grey Highlands, enjoys skiing at Blue Mountain, canoing on the Beaver River and hiking throughout Grey and Bruce Counties.

Please check back soon for Elisabeth Burrow's updated bio, she will be presenting this topic as well.

January 9, 2023 at 3:00:00 p.m.

CEU Credits Available:

One Agro-Forestry Crop Management credit will be available for this presentation.

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