Oct
31

Date: Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017

Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

Building: Building 305 Room: 440 (Lounge)


Add to CalendarBring Your Lunch & Learn about ... WILDWOOD ECOFOREST: SEEING THE FOREST WITHIN THE TREES10/31/2017 12:00 PM10/31/2017 01:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverWildwood is the oldest continuously managed ecoforest in North America and offers an alternative model to conventional forestry practices. Located in Yellowpoint and previously owned by Merv Wilkinson and his second wife Grace, the property has been logged since 1945, yet retains a fully functioning ecosystem. Against all odds, the Ecoforestry Institute Society (EIS) became trustees of Wildwood in December 2016 and has forged ahead with a new vision to achieve its key mandates of ecoforestry and education. The Chairs of EIS will provide a brief history of Wildwood and the exciting future ahead. Building: Building 305 Room: 440 (Lounge) false

Wildwood is the oldest continuously managed ecoforest in North America and offers an alternative model to conventional forestry practices. Located in Yellowpoint and previously owned by Merv Wilkinson and his second wife Grace, the property has been logged since 1945, yet retains a fully functioning ecosystem. Against all odds, the Ecoforestry Institute Society (EIS) became trustees of Wildwood in December 2016 and has forged ahead with a new vision to achieve its key mandates of ecoforestry and education. The Chairs of EIS will provide a brief history of Wildwood and the exciting future ahead.

Contact Name:
Tanis Dagert
Contact Email:
tanis.dagert@viu.ca

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