Ferguson Forest Centre at risk: MPP

By Sabrina Bedford
Brockville Recorder and Times
November 18, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada East

KEMPTVILLE – The impending closure of a seed plant in Angus could affect the Ferguson Forest Centre’s ability to survive, the company’s chief executive officer says. Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark says plans by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) to close the Ontario Tree Seed Plant in Angus puts the future of the Ferguson Forest Centre in North Grenville – along with 13 fulltime jobs and the more than $1 million it spends in the local economy every year – in jeopardy. The ministry announced in August that as of September 2018, all seed services offered to the general public through the seed distribution plant in Angus will be discontinued and the plant will close.

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