7 Rotarian Way
Bolton, ON L7E 1Y2
Topic: Invasive Species in Southern Ontario
Speaker: Stephen Smith is a forester and certified arborist with Urban Forest Associates Inc, a small firm in Toronto. He has supervised hundreds of ecological restoration projects throughout Ontario over the past 35 years, working with many partner groups. He has been a member of the Task Force to Bring Back the Don in Toronto since 1991 and is a founder of the Society for Ecological Restoration, Ontario Chapter, and a member of the Ontario Invasive Plant Council and the Forest Gene Conservation Association. Steve works with homeowners, businesses and municipalities to manage individual trees, forests and natural gardens. Much of his work involves control of invasive plant species and restoration of urban natural areas. He is the author of the current invasive plant list used in Ontario.