|Central Canada SFI
|Some highlights of current
events and happenings associated with the Central Canada SFI Implementation
|CCSIC at Forests Ontario
Check it out!
Our SIC Chair, Jennifer (EACOM Timber Corporation), and Committee Member,
Mark (Nipissing Forest Resource Management Inc.), representing CCSIC at the
Forests Ontario Annual Conference on February 9, 2018
in Alliston, Ontario.
|SFI Annual Conference
The 2017 SFI Annual Conference was hosted within
our Implementation Committee area (Ottawa) September 27-29, 2017.
CCSIC teamed up with the Quebec SIC to host the hostpitality suite both evenings.
A fun time was had by all. (no pictures)
|CCSIC Receives Award
CCSIC is the proud recipient of the SFI Implementation Committee Award presented at the
SFI 2016 Annual Conference for outstanding work in implementing the SFI program.
CCSIC Chairman Mike Maxfield receiving award from SFI President
and CEO Kathy Abusow.
CCSIC participates in Guiness World Record Tree Plant
On Wednesday May 20th, 2015 SFI Inc.
hosted an attempt to break the Guiness World Record for the number of
trees planted in one hour. Across North America 28 teams
planted 202,330 trees! Locally, many members of the Central
Canada SFI Implementation Committee participated. The pictures
above are of the team organized by Bud McQuaker of Norbord in Barwick
Ontario. The team consisted of teachers and students from Rainy
River High School, Fort Frances High School and Sturgeon Creek Alternative
Program. The crew pictured above planted 2,000 trees in
just under half an hour.
CCSIC at 65th Forest Ontario Annual Conference
Paul Kallioinen, Manager Fibre Procurement, Domtar representing SFI
Inc. and the Central Canada SFI Implementation Committee at the 65th
Forest Ontario Annual Conference.
The SFI Implementation Committee is enthusiastic about sharing
the work we have done, and providing information about sustainable forest
management and the SFI Standard. Please contact your local SIC representative,
to discuss exhibit space for the Central Canada SFI Implementation Committee
or SFI Inc. at your or your organizations' upcoming conference.
City of Thuder Bay hosts CCSIC
Thank you to the city of Thunder Bay for hosting our January 2015
meeting, and providing the committee with information on the City's Emerald
Ash Borer program and Earthcare Thunder Bay. Pictured at right are
Shelly Vescio, City Forester and Brad Doff, Sustainability Coordinator
recieving their mugs from Mike Maxfield, SIC Chair. Missing is Curniss
McGoldrick Earthcare Climate Adaptation and Communication Coordinator.
Partnership is an important part of the Central Canada SFI Implementation
Committee's mandate. For information on how to become a Supporter,
please visit our Supporter's Page. Committee meetings are
held in different areas of Ontario and Manitoba, If you or your organization
would like information on participating at meetings, or hosting a meeting,
please contact your local SIC representative.
Conservation and Community Partherships Grant
On May 30, 2012 SFI announced that the Forest Ecosystem Science
Co-operative Inc. has been awarded a $32,000.00 grant as part of the
SFI Conservation and Community Partherships Grant Program. This
project will support graduate research activities on forest management
activities and water resources and the development of recommendations around
best practices. The Central Canada SFI Implementation Committee is
proud to be a partner on this project.
The SFI Conservation & Community
Partnerships Grant Program accepts applications in the fall.
For more information, please visit SFI Inc's website.