Welcome to the Hastings Stewardship Council's newsletter!

 Winter 2014 Newsletter


On behalf of the Hastings Stewardship Council, we would like to wish everyone health and happiness for the new year!

We had a very good 2013 and capped it off with our Trenton Woodlot Conference.  As with the previous Woodlot Conference, it was well attended and participants were impressed by the quality of the speakers. Although the weather for the afternoon field trip was a bit cold and drizzly, many brave souls ventured out into the bush to see and hear some fascinating talks and demonstrations. Thanks to all who came.


Winter Speaker Series

Our winter speaker series is coming up, and while not all our dates are booked, our first presentation is coming up in a couple of weeks. Be sure to mark the dates in your calendar. 

All events will be at the Gerry Masterson Township of Thurlow Community Centre, 516 Harmony Rd, Belleville, and will start at 7 p.m.


Upcoming Speakers

Jan. 23

Dr. Linda Rutledge, Researcher and lecturer at Trent University, will be talking about the ecology and hybridization of the Eastern Wolf (see poster above).

Feb. 13

Emily Conger, President of A2A (Algonquin to Adirondacks Collaboration) and Leora Berman, Corporate Founder and CEO of The Land Between, will be talking about the Biodiversity Project

Feb. 27

Don McCabe, VP of the OFA (Ontario Federation of Agriculture) will be talking about  OFA environmental concerns and the stewardship of soils. This presentation is in collaboration with our local chapter of the OFA, the Hastings Federation of Agriculture.

Mar. 13


Mar. 27

Bea Heissler and Terry Sprague will be talking about naturalization and planting for wildlife, just in time for the spring planting season!

Stay tuned for further details. 

All our events are free, but donations are gladly accepted. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, please contact Matt Caruana, Hastings Stewardship Council Coordinator, at 613 391 9034 or by email at
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