• Annual Member BBQSeptember 15th, 2018
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Members’ Notice Board Posting

A member has posted a question on the topic Processing standing timber on site with sawmill to the Members’ Notice Board. If you might be able to offer advice or information on this query log in to the BGWA Notice Board to read/respond .

Road Trip pics now available!

If you went on the bus trip last week and want to relive it, or if you didn’t and want to see what you missed, a gallery of photos are now posted in the Members’ Area. (Many thanks, as always, to Larry Cluchey for the pics!) Continue reading

Importance of Private Lands Nature Conservation

according to a recent report by University of Ottawa, nature conservation on private land is essential but undersupplied. Economic tools can help, it advises, but only if applied in a way which actually benefits the private landowners. Read U Ottawa report and considerations for policymakers.

Final Reminder: BGWA Road Trip July 31st

Just a week to go until our coach outing to Somerville Nurseries (+ other stops of interest along the way). Seats are still available! For details and tickets see: bgwa.ca/roadtrip

Save the Date: BGWA BBQ Sep 15th

Members look forward to it each year, so be sure you don’t miss it! Our annual Members’ BBQ will take place Saturday, September 15th, at the arboretum Pavillion at Grey Sauble Conservation, 237897 Inglis Falls Road. We are currently putting together the learning experience component of the event and will publish details and registration on the web site as soon as it is confirmed. See you on the 15th!!

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.