The Simcoe County Forest is celebrating their roots in 2022 as they commemorate their 100th Anniversary
Along with written and oral records of Ontario’s forest history, videos are an excellent and entertaining medium to capture, to celebrate and share our knowledge of forest history. While starting from humble beginnings we invite members and followers to submit videos that will educate and entertain. You are invited to use the “form’…(link provided here) to submit a video for posting.
On February 17th, in conjunction with the annual Forests Ontario conference ‘Growing a Healthy Tomorrow’, in Alliston, Ontario, Forest History Ontario hosted a very well received panel of expert speakers on aspects of Ontario’s forest history.
The Road to Sustainability
A documentary produced by the Eastern Ontario Model Forest. The first episode, “The Road to Sustainability,” explores the history of our relationship with the forests – from being home to Indigenous peoples to being an obstacle to settlement for Europeans. It looks at the evolution from exploitation to stewardship, culminating in Ontario becoming a leader in sustainable forest management.
New Forests, New Stewards, A Road Forward
A documentary produced by the Eastern Ontario Model Forest. The second episode delves deeper into sustainable forest management on Crown and private lands and in urban forests, while highlighting challenges faced by Ontario’s forests and opportunities for youth to get involved.