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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 .

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.

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