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Ontario Vegetation Management Association - AGM - Fall Meeting Sep 19-21-Ingersoll ON


We will hold our annual meeting at the Elmhurst Inn at Ingersoll, Ontario – right off the 401 - Exit 218.

The Elmhurst Inn only has a limited number of Rooms. Call them today at 1.800.561.5321 and mention you are with the OVMA to get the group discount. You can't get the discount if you book online.

Golf will be available at Otter Creek Golf Club. Contact Steve Ford.

Draft Agenda Here

  • Wednesday, September 19 is the gathering day – reception in the evening at the Elmhurst.

  • Thursday meeting and tour.

  • Friday morning more meetings, we end at noon with lunch on your own.

This year the focus is on the invasive weed species Phragmites. Most of the presentations on Thursday morning will be about management of this invasive weed in ditches, in wetlands, and on rights-of-way.

The afternoon tour will also have stops to look at various kinds of Phragmites control on roadsides and ditches, ending at the Long Point Marsh where there have been experimental applications by air over the last 2 years.

And to wind down this very full day, we will go to the Burning Kiln Winery, one of the best wineries in this up and coming wine region.  After a tour – and tasting of course – we will have our dinner at the winery.

Friday we will finish our program, and conduct the usual business meeting. Don’t forget to bring some money so you can bid on useful items at the silent auction.

Get your OVMA Membership and Registration here.

Sponsorships Appreciated

We offer a number of sponsorship opportunities to our members. Your sponsorship will be recognized on the agenda – printed on our web site – as well as by posters in the meeting rooms, and will be announced for each event.

Here are the 2018 Sponsorship Opportunities Left:

  • Welcome Reception - $1,000

  • Dinner at Burning Kiln Winery - 2 at $1,000 each

  • Lunch - $500

  • Coffee Breaks - $250

  • Breakfast - 2 at $500 each

  • Bus - $1,000

These are all available on a first come, first served basis. Send me an email, and I will send you a receipt. Please make Cheques payable to OVMA - Ontario Vegetation Management Association.

Keith Lockhart
OVMA Business Manager
440 Dorland Road
Oakville ON L6J 6B1
(647) 385-4181

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