Explore Christmas Tree Media

Brought to You by the Christmas Tree Council of Nova Scotia

Real Trees, Real Talk

Do you love real trees? Whether you’re looking for information on the benefits of real trees, tips on choosing a tree, where to find your real tree or advice on caring for your selected tree, you’re in the right place!

The Lunchbreak Sessions

Our Research Team covers a new topic every month. Guests and CTCNS staff dive into topics from research to business and all in-between. Each topic is requested by or holds an interest to Christmas tree producers, and is shared here for later viewing!

Research

Interested in learning about recent research relevant to the Christmas tree industry? Visit our Research section to learn and explore our latest updates. Send us a message to get involved.

YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST

The Latest Updates

Balsam Needle Rust Guide

Thank you to CTCNS’ Acting Christmas Tree Specialist, Lienna Hoeg, who has created a guide for Balsam Needle Rust. BALSAM FIR NEEDLE RUST GUIDE https://media.ctcns.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/ShearingDamage-1.pdf

Read More »

Balsam Twig Aphid Guide

Thank you to CTCNS’ Acting Christmas Tree Specialist, Lienna Hoeg, who has created a guide for Balsam Twig Aphid. Balsam Twig Aphid Factsheet PDF 06_1

Read More »

Meet the Team

Angus Bonnyman

Executive Director

Brittany Frenette
Outreach Coordinator

Laura Isaacs
Research Assistant

Lienna Hoeg
(Acting) Christmas Tree Specialist

Adrianna Sullivan
Research Assistant

Example Caption
ABOUT US

Christmas Tree Council of Nova Scotia

We provide educational content and information for Christmas Tree Growers with informative speeches and practical advice from industry professionals, sponsors and special guests developed to help you grow and operate your tree production business.

We teach everything you need to know to better grow, manage pests, develop soil, calibrate, label, transport,  business plan, negotiate, and succession plan. We provide you with informative sessions about work place safety including necessary Covid 19 protocols. 

Other CTCNS Resources

CTCNS New Entrant Kit

The Christmas Tree Forum

SEE WHAT'S COMING NEXT

Events Calendar

Interested in learning more about Christmas tree growing, the industry, and more? Attend one of our upcoming sessions. 

Click a coloured date on the calendar to view more about the event being hosted.

To register please email [email protected]

Check out our Socials!

Want see what’s happening in the industry, be entered into contests, and be a part of the excitement of Christmas Trees? Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Spotify, and YouTube!

Christmas is always just around the corner!

HEAR ABOUT IT FIRST

Hear about new blog posts, podcasts, lunchbreak sessions and more