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Sustainability: Modern Forestry

with the County of Simcoe's Forestry Department

2019-06-04 18:30:00 2019-06-04 19:30:00 America/New_York Sustainability: Modern Forestry Downtown Branch

Tuesday, June 04
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-06-04 18:30:00 2019-06-04 19:30:00 America/New_York Sustainability: Modern Forestry Simcoe County Forest is the largest municipal forest in Ontario. Brett Dixon takes you from its past to present uses and shares its part in our ecosystem's health. Downtown Branch

Downtown Branch

Angus Ross Room

Simcoe County Forest is the largest municipal forest in Ontario. Brett Dixon takes you from its past to present uses and shares its part in our ecosystem's health.

The Simcoe County Forest is the largest and one of the most productive municipal forests in Ontario, totaling over 33,000 acres. Brett Dixon can take you through the history of the forest to its modern day uses and its special place in our local ecosystem.

Brett Dixon Simcoe County Forest Technician with the County of Simcoe, Forestry Department 

Brett Dixon is a Registered Professional Forester and a Certified Arborist who works as a Forestry Technician with the County of Simcoe. Brett is a level 2 Ontario Tree marker, Ministry of Natural Resources Butternut Health Assessor, Managed Forest Plan Approver and a licensed exterminator. Brett has been with the County Forestry Department since 2008 where he is responsible for the planning, tree marking and overseeing of harvest operations within Simcoe County Forest.

Brett studied forestry at Lakehead University earning his Honours Bachelor of Science in Forestry in 1999. After graduation, Brett worked for Buchanan Lumber in Thunder Bay until 2001. In 2002, Brett worked in Algonquin Park with the Algonquin Forestry Authority. For the next 6 years Brett worked in Guelph as a forestry consultant with Williams and Associates Forestry Consultants where Brett helped landowners with timber sales, tree marking and writing forest management plans.

Brett also owns his own forest and tree care company Dixon Forestry. Dixon Forestry provides tree marking, timber sale management and forest consulting as well as individual tree care and removals. Brett has been an executive with the Huronia Woodlot Owners Association and previously with the Waterloo Wellington Owners Association.
Brett lives in Oro-Medonte with his wife and 3 young children (including five year old twins).

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Travel & Lifestyle | Tinker Lab / Collaboratory |

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Downtown Branch

AskUs@barrielibrary.ca
Phone: 705.728.1010

Hours
Mon, Oct 21 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 22 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 23 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 24 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 25 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Oct 26 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 27 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Our Downtown Branch is centrally located in the Downtown core at the corner of Worsley and Owen Streets. The building and facilities are fully accessible. Enjoy a beverage or a small snack from our Café located inside the lobby, use our complimentary wifi, experiment with technology and maker tools, or soak up the sun on our Rooftop Reading Garden.

Upcoming events

Mon, Oct 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Mon, Oct 21, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Oct 21, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
This event is full

Mon, Oct 21, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teen Area

Mon, Oct 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Oct 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Tue, Oct 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This event is full

Tue, Oct 22, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Tue, Oct 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Tinker Lab
Registration is now closed

Wed, Oct 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Tinker Lab

Wed, Oct 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Wed, Oct 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mini Flex Space

Wed, Oct 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Oct 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teen Area

Wed, Oct 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room
Registration is now closed

Thu, Oct 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, Oct 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This event is full

Thu, Oct 24, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Gathering Place

Thu, Oct 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Oct 26, All day
Mini Flex Space

Sat, Oct 26, 9:50am - 4:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Sat, Oct 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Tinker Lab

Canceled
Sat, Oct 26, 11:00am - 12:30pm

Sat, Oct 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tinker Lab

Sat, Oct 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
This event is full

Sun, Oct 27, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Massie Family Community Room

Sun, Oct 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sun, Oct 27, 3:00pm - 4:45pm

Mon, Oct 28, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Oct 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
This event is full

Mon, Oct 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Oct 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Tue, Oct 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Tue, Oct 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Oct 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Mini Flex Space

Wed, Oct 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Tinker Lab

Wed, Oct 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Wed, Oct 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Wed, Oct 30, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Wed, Oct 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Oct 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teen Area

Wed, Oct 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Massie Family Community Room

Wed, Oct 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Mini Flex Space
Registration is now closed

Thu, Oct 31, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, Oct 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Thu, Oct 31, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Nov 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Tinker Lab

Sat, Nov 02, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Nov 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tinker Lab

Sat, Nov 02, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Nov 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Sun, Nov 03, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Mon, Nov 04, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Nov 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Mon, Nov 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Mon, Nov 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Mini Flex Space

Tue, Nov 05, 10:00am - 11:30am
Gathering Place

Tue, Nov 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Tue, Nov 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This event is full

Tue, Nov 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Nov 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Nov 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Mini Flex Space

Tue, Nov 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Nov 06, 10:00am - 10:30am

Wed, Nov 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mini Flex Space

Wed, Nov 06, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Nov 06, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teen Area

Wed, Nov 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room
Registration is now closed

Thu, Nov 07, 10:00am - 11:30am
Massie Family Community Room

Thu, Nov 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, Nov 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Thu, Nov 07, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gathering Place

Thu, Nov 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Mini Flex Space

Sat, Nov 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Tinker Lab

Sat, Nov 09, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Nov 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tinker Lab

Sat, Nov 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Nov 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mini Flex Space

Sat, Nov 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Rescheduled
Sun, Nov 10, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
New date Sunday, November 10, 12:30pm - 3:00pm

Sun, Nov 10, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Gathering Place

Sun, Nov 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Mon, Nov 11, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Nov 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
This event is full

Mon, Nov 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Mon, Nov 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mini Flex Space

Tue, Nov 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Tue, Nov 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Tue, Nov 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Nov 12, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room

Tue, Nov 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Nov 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Tinker Lab

Wed, Nov 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Silent Study Room

Wed, Nov 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Wed, Nov 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Nov 13, 6:29pm - 8:00pm
Tinker Lab

Wed, Nov 13, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teen Area

Wed, Nov 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mini Flex Space

Wed, Nov 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Nov 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room
Registration is now closed

Thu, Nov 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, Nov 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Thu, Nov 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Gathering Place

Thu, Nov 14, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gathering Place

Thu, Nov 14, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Collaboratory

Fri, Nov 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Fri, Nov 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tinker Lab

Sat, Nov 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Sat, Nov 16, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Nov 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tinker Lab

Sat, Nov 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Sun, Nov 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sun, Nov 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Gathering Place

Mon, Nov 18, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Nov 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Mon, Nov 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teen Area

Mon, Nov 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Nov 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
Gathering Place

Tue, Nov 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Tue, Nov 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Tue, Nov 19, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Nov 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Mini Flex Space

Wed, Nov 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Tinker Lab

Wed, Nov 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Wed, Nov 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Nov 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Nov 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teen Area

Wed, Nov 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room
Registration is now closed