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Whitefish River First Nation Community Centre
6 Rainbow Valley Road, Birch Island
Friday, January 20, 2023
10 am – 3 pm

10:00 a.m. – Opening Ceremony
10:15 a.m. – Maple Fundamentals
Jenny Liu, Maple, Tree Nut, and Agroforestry Specialist, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs,
11:00 a.m. – Sugarbush Management
Dean Assinewe, Forest Management Specialist, Sagamok FN,
12:00 p.m. – Lunch
1:00 p.m. – First Nation Funding Opportunities
Camden Lawrence, IAPO Business Advisor,
1:30 p.m. – Successes & Challenges of a Community-Based Maple Operation Nathan Keeshig – Ziibaakdakaan Maple, Cape Croker Park
2:00 p.m. – Technology Changes in the Way We Make Syrup Today
Brian Bainborough, Maple Ridge Farm, & Lapierre Equipment Dealer.
2:30 p.m. – Invasive Species in Your Woodlot
Jenny Liu, Maple, Tree Nut, and Agroforestry Specialist, OMAFRA,
3:00 p.m. – Door prizes, Adjourn

To register for in-person meeting, contact:
Stuart Wilson: 705-285-4335, edo@whitefishriver.ca

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