The Ferguson Forest Centre Veterans Way Memorial Park and Veterans Way lane are special sites of remembrance and reflection that were created to honour all those who served, and continue to serve, in the Canadian, British and United States of America Armed Forces. Along Veterans Way, you will notice bronze memorial tree plaques honouring and remembering individuals who have served. These trees provide a beautiful, peaceful living memorial framing this quiet lane. Over the past few weeks, the FFC has begun a major project to remove and replace a large number of dead ash trees along Veterans Way. The ash…
“From seed to seedling and then off to grow a new forest. The process of afforestation all starts at the Ferguson Tree Nursery in Kemptville.” Kemptville Advance new coverage of a visit from Forest industry leaders, representing conservation authorities from across Ontario, to the Ferguson Forest Centre nursery on Wednesday, Oct. 12, to check out its stock. Read Details


Posted: Wednesday, 31 August 2022
As you walk through the arboretum at the Ferguson Forest Centre, you will notice a number of recently installed tree identification plaques. The arboretum, among other roles, is intended to serve as a place where trees, shrubs and herb like plants are cultivated and kept for the enjoyment of the general population as well as for educational and scientific study. The tree identification program was designed to enhance the Ferguson Forest Centre Corporation’s (FFCC’s) forest related educational role.  The program provides an opportunity for public donations to purchase approximately thirty (30) ground mounted plaques with the print reflecting the strategically…
Canada's Forest Trust (CFT) is pleased to share the launch of their $250,000 Student Scholarship Program for students pursuing education in the environment. Over the next five years, CFT will activate various scholarship opportunities to engage students. Funds will be available for programs, activities and educational pursuits related to the environment to promote students' continued engagement in climate action. The 2022 activation invites students from across Canada aged 13-18 to submit a 30-second TikTok style video answering the question: Why a Forest and Not a Tree? Through CFT’s School Smart Forest and $250,000 Student Scholarship programs, students will become more…
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Annual Events

  • May
    Spring Plant Sale

    Kemptville Horticultural Society holds their Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, May 16th from 8:30am to noon at the Ferguson Forest Centre. Come early for best selection or take advantage of the 2 for 1 deal after 11am.