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Dry Kiln Workshop Announced at MCFT December 1-3, 2015

The Maritime College of Forest Technology, in partnership with FPInnovations and the Canadian Woodlands Forum is pleased to announce an upcoming Dry Kiln Operator Course. Spruce-Pine-Fir Kiln Operator Course – Quality Drying of S-P-F for Dimension Lumber and Other End Uses Conventional & High-Temperature.

The Workshop will take place at MCFT (Fredericton Campus) from December 1st – 3rd.

Instructors for the course will be:

Peter Garrahan, well known expert wood drying scientist with over 30 years of experience in industrial drying systems and
wood drying research. Peter is a regular instructor with kiln operator courses in various regions of Eastern Canada

Marc Savard, FPInnovations, well known expert wood drying scientist with over 20 years’ experience in research and testing
on the drying of Eastern S-P-F. Marc regularly presents seminars and workshops on lumber drying.

MCFT has discounted room rates available at the Fredericton Inn. A standard room is $99 per night single occupancy and $119 per night double occupancy. Use the code MCFT when booking. For reservations please phone 1-800-561-8777.


DOWNLOAD HERE: http://www.nbfta.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Kiln-Dry-Workshop-2015.pdf

2012 NBTA AGM: March 29, 2012 at 1 PM Ramada Crystal Palace, Moncton

The 2012 NBFTA AGM will be held at Ramada Crystal Palace on March 29th 2012 at 1 PM.  Our AGM will be in conjunction with the 93rd Canadian Woodlands Forum which runs from Tuesday, March 27th – Thursday, March 29th.

Attached you will find a tentative agenda for the Woodlands Forum. The NBFTA agenda will be set at an Executive Meeting to be held on March 29th at 10 AM at Ramada Crystal Palace. If you have an agenda item please send it to me ASAP.



NBFTA AGM & Woodlands Forum Tentative Agenda 2012

Spring Meeting of the Canadian Woodlands Forum

Below is the agenda with all dates and times for the Canadian Woodlands Forum.

To see a bigger version of each page just click on it. There is a registration forum on the last page.

The event kicks off on Tuesday, April 5th at 9:00 AM with a Directors Meeting.

Our AGM will be at 1:00 PM on Thursday, April 7th at 1:00 PM. I will post an Agenda in the next few days.

To download this entire document go to http://cwfcof.org/app/newsletter/article_pdf/121.pdf

Canadian Woodlands Forum Fall Meeting Announced

Please find attached the program for the Fall Meeting. We will be sending this out to the membership by e-mail by the end of the week and hard copies were put in the mail this morning. We have also updated our website with this new information in case you want to pass along a link to our website instead of forwarding the attached file (it is fairly large).

Tara Croft
Canadian Woodlands Forum/Forum canadien des opérations forestières
20 Coupar Terrace, Truro NS B2N 5L3
Tel.: (902) 897-6961
Fax: (902) 897-6976

Plan to attend our Fall Meeting being held October 7-8 in Fredericton. Watch for more information in the coming weeks.

Mark your books! The CWF Spring Meeting will be held April 7 & 8, 2010 at the Ramada Plaza Crystal Palace in Moncton.

Click here to download/view agenda

CWF Bio-energy Conference

September 16 – 17, 2008
Halifax, NS Canada
Westin Nova Scotian Hotel, Halifax, NS

Bio-energy: Developing Trends and New Opportunities or a Changing Forest Industry”

The Canadian Woodlands Forum (CWF) and the Canadian Bio-Energy Association (CANBIO) have teamed- up in 2008, and are pleased to announce one of Canada’s leading edge conferences on today’s hottest topic, “Bio-energy”. In cooperation with the Canadian Wood Fiber Center and FPInnovations, the conference will also feature special Science Technology session.

This two day event will take place on September 16-17, 2008 in conjunction with the Canadian Woodlands Forum flagship event DEMO International® 2008 scheduled for September 18-20, 2008.

The “Bio-energy: Developing Trends and New Opportunities for a Changing Forest Industry” conference will provide:
-Updates on the availability of biomass across the country, and the opportunity in Atlantic Canada;
Ÿ-The challenges in meeting supply and demand from both Crown Lands and private woodlots;
Ÿ-The ‘latest-thinking’ on the impacts of biomass harvesting on forest ecosystems;
Ÿ-The need to work towards a comprehensive policy framework and development of practical biomass harvesting guidelines;
Ÿ-The economics of biomass harvesting and capital investment in bio-energy processing;
Ÿ-An update on the latest bio-energy processing technologies;
Ÿ-The opportunities to meet current demands for both domestic and commercial use, and an update on emerging market trends.

The program will be of interest to woodlot owners, forest product companies, suppliers and manufacturers of equipment, logging and silviculture contractors, financial investment firms, government, research organizations and academia.

The program is slated to also include field excursions to existing facilities and woodlands operations, as well as the opportunity to see some of the latest technologies and equipment at the DEMO International® 2008 show, September 18-20, 2008.

For more information, please contact:
Bruce McCallum, CANBIO canbio@xplornet.com
Peter Robichaud, CWF probichaud@cwfcof.org

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CWF Bio-energy Conference