Why Woodpeckers Don’t get Stuck to Trees

I'm not sure I've ever asked myself this question, but when I read the headline, I needed to know the answer. Perhaps now you do too. Click the link to the article to find out, and there's a short YouTube video as well. https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/01/video-reveals-why-woodpeckers-don-t-get-stuck-trees

Friend of the BGWA Eric Davies speaks to the Weather Network about Norway Maple

I know that we've heard this before, in fact we've had Grey Bruce local Eric Davies speak about this topic to our group and at the Woodlot conference, however it's a message worth repeating. The issue with Norway Maple is definitely worse further south, however it's not limited to the GTA. I've seen these trees …

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Tree Marking Workshop Saturday October 17th, 2020

The intention of tree marking and its associated silvicultural practices is to create a healthier forest, which is fundamental to sustainable forest management. If you're interested in developing a familiarization with the tools and techniques used by professional tree markers, you should consider attending our next BGWA Workshop on Saturday October 17th. Pre-registration is required, …

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BGWA Corporate Wear

Hey everyone, just a quick reminder to let you know that BGWA clothing is available to be ordered at this link right here bgwa2020.itemorder.com/sale! The deadline for ordering is tomorrow at midnight (Friday September 11th), so don't miss out on your chance to keep warm and look cool at the same time. The items should …

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Northern Forest Atlas – Digital Atlases

The Northern Forest Atlas Foundation, based in Lake Placid New York, has made three of their plant atlases available for free downloads from their website. Woody Plants of the Northern Forest, Mosses of the Northern Forest, and Sedges of the Northern Forest are all available now as PDFs. Each document contains over 1400 pictures with …

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