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Forest Therapy walk pictures posted

Eleven members enjoyed great weather and had a sample of a forest therapy (aka “Forest Bathing”) experience, immersing themselves in woodlands with all the senses. Some pictures posted in event gallery.

Forest Talk Radio

An interesting & entertaining piece on CBC news about an app that “eavesdrops” on the conversations trees might be having with each other in a forest area near North Bay.

Members’ Notice Board Posting

A member has posted a notice “Looking for Rock Elm Seed” to the Members’ Notice Board. If you might be interested in this opportunity log in to the BGWA Notice Board to read/respond.

Members’ Notice Board Posting

A member has posted a notice “Help logging my woodlot, split 50/50” to the Members’ Notice Board. If you might be interested in this opportunity log in to the BGWA Notice Board to read/respond.

Reminder: “Forest Therapy” walk this Sunday

4 spots are still open on this members-only event, Sunday June 9 starting at 1:30PM. Learn more about “Forest Bathing” as featured at our AGM presentation and get to try out a sampler of forest therapy experiences. Event details and registration click here. Learn more about Forest Bathing in this Globe and Mail article.

Try out “Forest Bathing” this Sunday!

A slew of books tout the benefits of forest bathing, also known as forest & nature therapy, as reported in this Globe and Mail article. BGWA members have the opportunity to try it out this coming Sunday… 8 spots are still available… details and registration click here.

“Don’t Let EAB be the boss of your garden”

Well known celebrity gardener Mark Cullen wrote this piece in The Star including strategies for managing tree loss due to Emerald Ash Borer and alternative trees which can perform a similar function.