• Treevia at Thornbury CiderNovember 17th, 2018
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Reminder: Treevia on Saturday

Final reminder, our afternoon of social connection and a friendly tree-themed trivia contest, at Thornbury Cidery & Brewery, takes place this Saturday, 3-5 PM. Click here for complete details & registration.

Estimates Project Average Temperature Increase in most of Ontario

Estimates produced by Agriculture and Agrifood Canada using the Coupled Global Climate Model predict a 1 to 2 degree Celsius increase in monthly average temperatures by 2010 to 2039, resulting in earlier crop seeding dates, and later fall frost dates in Grey-Bruce and most other areas of south and central Ontario. See the comparison maps and projection details here. In what ways will a longer growing season affect our woodland habitats, Continue reading

Treevia Registration Link

The link, in yesterday’s message, to register for the Treevia event was incorrect. It has now been fixed on the original web posting or you can go directly to: https://bgwa.ca/register/

Member password is required during the priority registration period until Nov 2nd.

Woodlot Tour pics available

Pictures from last weekend’s woodlot tour of Lloyd Holbrook’s property have been posted in the members’ area.

Treevia is Back!!!

As announced in the Autumn newsletter, our tree-themed event of trivia and libations last year was such a success we are doing it again…. in just three weeks, Saturday, November 17, 3-5PM, this year at Thornbury Village Cider House & Brewery. Click here for complete details and sign-up. Take note max capacity is 28 people. Priority registration for members and their guests until Nov 2, then any remaining spots open to others.

EAB confirmed in Owen Sound

Emerald Ash Borer has been confirmed in trees in Owen Sound for the first time. City officials say the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry sampled three boulevard ash trees in the 1000 blocks of 2nd Avenue East and confirmed EAB infestation. Read full story on Bayshore News.

“The Messenger” screening: Nov 19

Saugeen Nature invites BGWA members to attend their screening, Monday November 19 at 7:30PM in Hanover, of The Messenger, an artful investigation into the causes of songbird mass depletion and the compassionate people who are working to turn the tide. Full details – click for flyer.