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Volunteer request: Bruce County Heritage Farm Show

Ron Stewart is seeking members to help staff a BGWA booth at the Bruce County Heritage Farm Show, August 16-18 in Paisley. Whether you can give a little time or a lot, it all helps. There is particular need for set-up help, meeting Ron at 8 to prep for a 9AM start. More details, contact Ron at 519-386- 2833.

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.

“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.

Ford government cancels major tree planting program

50millionOntario is cancelling a tree planting program, with those involved warning the move will lead to the loss of jobs and environmental benefits that forests provide. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry told Forests Ontario the day after the Progressive Conservative government delivered its budget this month that the 50 Million Tree Program was being eliminated. Read full story from CBC news.