OVMA AGM Meeting
September 25th and 26th
Four Points Sheraton Fallsview Hotel, Niagara Falls
Formation of the Integrated Pest
Management (IPM) for Public Works Vegetation Management Committee.
The OVMA has established a formal committee
to address the requirement for IPM certification for individuals
that design and plan public works vegetation management programs under the
revised Pesticide Act Regulations. The committee is currently chaired by
Diane Le Houllier from CP Rail. The previous chairs were John Bowen from Hydro One Networks Inc. and Jennifer
Rose from Algoma Power Inc.
The OVMA wishes to add additional members to
the committee from other sectors that will be impacted by the need for IPM
certification. If you are interested please forward an e-mail to Nancy Cain
The OVMA is a professional organization, established in 1984,
that promotes environmentally safe vegetation management for the benefit of
everyone. OVMA is a non-profit organization supported by membership dues and
donations. Participants in OVMA include representatives from every sector of
Ontario's vegetation management industry.
Resources For Our Members
We welcome you to visit our new Web site which provides a full range of
resources for our members including a full database of
noxious weeds in our region,
links to industry-associated organizations as well as links to
various legislative sources
that all our members should be aware of.
If you are interested in becoming a member, please visit our
Membership page to learn more about the benefits of becoming a
member, which will give you access to additional priviledged information
targeted to our members on our Member
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issues facing our organization, please visit our
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