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September 2017

Monthly Guided Tour of Wildwood

September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildwood Ecoforest, 2929 Crane Rd
Nanaimo, BC Canada
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Bring family and friends for a walk among the old growth trees of Wildwood Ecoforest - the oldest continuously-managed ecoforest in North America. Your guide, zoologist Bruce Hepburn, will highlight key features that demonstrate sustainable forestry practices, such as leaving large old seed trees for natural regeneration and dead standing trees for woodpecker and owl nests. Please meet at the visitor centre at 1 pm and dress for the weather.   Rain or shine. Tour by donation (Suggested donation $10)

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Ecoforestry Workshop

September 30
Wildwood Ecoforest, 2929 Crane Rd
Nanaimo, BC Canada
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Join us for a hands-on workshop to learn the basic principles of ecoforestry - a forestry stewardship system which preserves fully intact forest ecosystems while providing for ecologically appropriate levels of harvest. Participants will tour Wildwood Ecoforest, the oldest continuously-managed ecoforest one the west coast of North America, to learn first hand the rationale behind the selection of trees for harvest. Timber has been harvested selectively from this forest since 1938, always maintaining essential structure of the forest including old-growth…

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