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5 days remain for bus trip member pricing

Reminder: members have until end-of-day July 16th to purchase tickets (while supplies last) at preferred pricing for the BGWA road trip to Somerville Nurseries on July 31st. Details & tickets at: bgwa.ca/roadtrip/

Protecting Your Trees from Invasive Insects

Interesting piece in Cottage Life online magazine with some general landowner guidelines on how to protect your trees from invasive insects. Includes links to principal authoritative sources. See also the “Tree Health” section on right-hand sidebar of bgwa web site for additional resources.

Member Suggestions Needed…

BGWA wants your ideas for events (fairs, shows, markets, etc.) around Grey & Bruce counties that BGWA should consider setting up a booth at, both for public information and potential member recruitment. We need you input!!  Send suggestions to bgwa@naturemail.ca


Members Notice Board Posting

A member has posted a For sale notice “small 2 wheel logging arch suitable for an ATV” to the Members’ Notice Board. Log in to the BGWA Notice Board to read/respond .

BGWA Road Trip Countdown

Four weeks from today, Tuesday July 31st, is BGWA’s first-ever road trip: air-conditioned coach travel to Somerville Tree Nurseries plus other stops of interest. And just two weeks remain to purchase tickets at the Members’ preferred price (25% discount) of $30/person. Complete details and ticketing at bgwa.ca/roadtrip/  (while quantities last). Best of all, members can bring family and guests at the member preferred price!


Member Assistance Requested

Notice to all members: Can you volunteer time to staff the recurring BGWA booth at the Heritage Farm Show (Aug 17-18-19) and/or the Paisley Fair (Sep 9)? Ron Stewart would like 4 people to help set-up (8 AM) and 2-3 people to staff over the course of the day. Contact: rm.stewart@bmts.com or 519-832-5548


BGWA Supports Local Envirothon Team

The winning team, each of whom received the MEC headlamps from BGWA, and will go on to the provincial competition held at the University of Waterloo and run by Forests Ontario