Teachers taught hands-on

By Ryan Forbes
Kenora Online
October 30, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada East

The Canadian Institute of Forestry delivered the first Teacher’s Tour in northwestern Ontario recently. The tour was for 20 teachers in the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board to participate in classroom sessions led by forestry professionals, to clear up misconceptions about the industry. Domtar hosted the group and provided a facility tour, while the Dryden Forest Management Company led the group in a field tour of active harvest operations, providing hands-on activities for the group of teachers. “We are so excited to be bringing this program to life in Northwestern Ontario,” says Dianne Loewen, Canadian Institute of Forestry’s Director for the Lake of the Woods Section.

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