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BBQ Pics Available in Members’ Area

George Genyk receives early regisation prize from BGWA Chair Chris Vanderhout

Was I ever disappointed to miss the BBQ this year… great weather, lots of members, and a personal tour of the historic water filtration plant at Inglis Falls. But thanks, as always, to Larry Cluchey for promptly supplying pictures and captions a photo gallery is now available in the Members’ Area in case you missed it, or if you attended and would like to see some good memories.

Last chance to advance register for BBQ

Register by the end of today (Wednesday) for the Members’ BBQ, coming this Saturday, and be entered into the draw for an awesome book that will have you looking at your woodlands in a whole new way. Details and registration click here.

Sep 15 BBQ Registration Open!

The BGWA BBQ, our annual social event, will take place Saturday September 15, rain-or-shine, 10AM-2PM, at the picnic pavilion on the GSCA Administration Centre located at 237897 Inglis Falls Road, this year featuring a tour of the historic Inglis Falls Water Filtration Plant plus a choice of guided walks through the Arboretum and/or the Bruce trail along the Niagara Escarpment.

Cost for members, and interested others, is $10/person (children are free) and includes a delicious BBQ meal, desserts, plus the guided tour and/or hikes. Register by end-of-day Wednesday September 12 for a chance at winning this definitive guide to the therapeutic practice on the art and science of how trees can promote health and happiness (draw applies to members only).

Register below. Bring cheque or cash payment to the event.


You will not receive a separate email confirmation. If you see “Message Sent” after clicking Submit, your registration was successful.

Sep 15 Members’ BBQ Details Announced

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In 4 weeks it’s our annual Members’ BBQ, once again at the Grey-Sauble Arboretum pavilion off Inglis Falls Road, and it is shaping up to be an especially great event. We are lining up tour of the historic Inglis Falls Water Filtration Plant. Built between 1910 and 1912, it supplied the city of Owen Sound with clean water from 1912 to 1969 using a unique gravity-fed system. The tour will Continue reading

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

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!!