District 12 Northeastern Ontario Annual Meeting
Sat., April 28, 2018
"From the Ground Up"
A full day of meetings, workshops and competitions with wonderful and interesting guest speakers at a very reasonable cost. Lunch, coffee breaks, etc. were supplied, business meeting to take care of elections, etc. Wonderful guest speakers! For Gallery of pictures of the full day, go HERE!
Anne Jamieson of Kapuskasing re-elected as District Director. Peggy McIntyre of Kirkland Lake was elected as First Assistant and Billie Rheault of Porcupine was elected as Second Assistant.
2018 Bursary Information: Go Here to Download Info
Deadline for Application: June 15, 2018!
Ontario Horticultural Association
The Ontario Horticultural Association (OHA) is a horticultural organization in Ontario. It was established in 1906 by the Government of Ontario, via an Act in the Ontario Legislature, which split the Agricultural and Horticultural Societies into the Ontario Agricultural Fairs Association and the OHA.
The OHA consists of 19 Districts and 282 autonomous local societies; its executive council has representatives from each district. As of 2012, the OHA counts over 28,808 members.
The OHA, directly or through local horticultural societies, promotes education about horticulture and greater community involvement in local beautification. It achieves this by various means:
District 12 Northeastern Ontario
District 12 Northeastern Ontario is comprised of 7 Societies in the Districts of Cochrane, Timiskaming and North Nipissing. The District covers a large area from Kapuskasing in the north to Englehart in the south. The area includes large forests, agricultural land, many lakes and rivers, and many cities and municipalities. There are vast areas of Crown land, provincial parks and kilometres and kilometres of highway! In fact, there are approximately 295 km of highway between our furthest 2 Societies, Kapuskasing and Englehart, and requires 4 1/2 to 5 hours of driving!
There are at present horticultural Societies in Cochrane, Englehart, Iroquois Falls, Kapuskasing, Kirkland Lake, Porcupine and Timmins.
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