recent papers, articles, and presentations


Investigating a new tool, Hypena opulenta, for managing DSV in York Region forests. April 7, 2016. EAB  Technical Working Group meeting. Presented by Kathleen Ryan


Technology In the Woods. March 21, 2015.  Ontario Woodlot Association Annual Conference, Brantford, Ontario. Presented by Chris Gynan


Stopping the next emerald ash borer
– a proposal for collaboration. November 20, 2014. Latornell Conservation Symposium, Alliston Ontario. Presented by Kathleen Ryan.


Timber stalks or gold stocks, can you make your forest pay? November 19, 2014. Latornell Conservation Symposium, Alliston Ontario. Presented by Chris Gynan.


New tools for managing invasive forest species. October 28, 2014, Ontario Forest Health Review, Orillia Ontario. Presented by Kathleen Ryan.

Filling the gaps: tools to aid the fight against emerald ash borer. September 16, 2014, Entomological Society of Canada Annual Meeting, Saskatoon Saskatchewan. Presented by Kathleen Ryan.


Timber stalks or gold stocks, can you make your forest pay? February 21, 2014. Ontario Forestry Association Annual Conference. Presented by Chris Gynan.


Woodlot management on aggregate resource lands.October 2013. Avenues. Volume 3 Issue 2. Dave Puttock.

 

Forestry maintenance workshop. January 7 & 8, 2013. Chippewas of Georgina Island- Presented by Chris Gynan & Kathleen Ryan.


Biodiversity. May 22, 2010. Chippewas of Georgina Island. Presented by Chris Gynan.


Technology in the forest. February 2011, Ontario Forestry Association Annual Conference. Presented by Chris Gynan.


Forestry Incentives. May 2008. Halton / Peel Stewardship. Presented by Chris Gynan.


Forest management and tax incentives. October 2008. Town of Caledon. Presented by Chris Gynan.


Site requirements of tree species. April 2007. Halton / Peel Stewardship. Presented by Chris Gynan.


Introduction to hazard tree management.  2006. Regional Municipality of York. Presented by Chris Gynan.


Dog strangling vine. May 2006. Halton / Peel Stewardship. Presented by Chris Gynan.


Managing for a healthy woodlot. March 2006. Halton / Peel Stewardship. Presented by Chris Gynan.


Plantations, their history in Ontario and how to manage them. October 2005. Halton / Peel Stewardship. Presented by Chris Gynan.


Working with public forest owners and challenges. A consultant’s perspective. February 2005, Ontario Forestry Association Annual Conference. Presented by Chris Gynan.


Site requirements of tree species. April 2005. Dufferin & South Simcoe Stewardship. Presented by Chris Gynan.


GIS in urban forestry, technological tools to help you manage your trees. 2002. International Society of Arboriculture Annual Conference, Toronto. Presented by Chris Gynan.


in the news


December, 2015 Hypena opulenta: new tool on the horizon for managing dog-strangling vine 


March 18, 2014: Silv-Econ launches new website to educate landowners about the threat to Canadian ash trees from the emerald ash borer: www.invasiveinsects.ca


August 9, 2011: Silv-Econ assists Trees Ontario Green Leader for professional help on tree planting funding


August 27, 2010: Silv-Econ helps to design the Nanabush hiking trail system on Georgina Island for the Chippewas of Georgina Island


February 2006: Silv-Econ takes the lead in responsible forestry




 


media relations

For Silv-Econ media inquiries including interview requests, please contact:

David Puttock, President

905-898-3085

silvecon@rogers.com

photo library

Images illustrated on this web site have been taken by staff at Silv-Econ Ltd. Photos below in this library may be freely used providing acknowledgement to Silv-Econ Ltd. is given.

NEWS ROOM - KNOWLEDGE CENTRE

Silv-Econ is a forest resource management firm, recognized as a leading authority on forestry planning, forest insect research, ​forest certification and urban forest inventory throughout southern Ontario. Founded in 1987, the company has a reputation for being innovative, responsive, and client-oriented. Silv-Econ is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Smartwood (RA-FM/COC-001769) as a Group Manager of forest properties.


The company’s extensive clientele includes Regional Municipalities, Counties and Towns across southern Ontario and hundreds of private woodlot owners. The company has been directly involved in the management of over 40,000 hectares of forest, including approximately 7,000 hectares of private woodlots under Ontario’s Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program.


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