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Trivia Event Details Now Online

Check out the BGWA website for details on next Saturday’s trivia social event in Southampton.

Tree Marking Workshop pictures posted

It was a full slate of attendees for an informative and successful Tree Marking Workshop. Many thanks to organizers Gerald Guenkel (member) and Jim Coles (Board), assisted by Kevin Predon (Board) & Donna Lacey (Board). Pictures have been posted in the Event Photo Gallery (member password required); we have also included a link to the Ontario Tree Marking Guide for the reference of participants.

Did you know BGWA has a Youth rate?

BGWA offers a special rate (half regular membership cost, only $15/year) to new and renewing members who are under 25. Plus, whether joining BGWA as a Youth or Regular member, all new memberships from Nov 1st to end of year are applied to the following year with the remainder of the current year membership as a free bonus. So… JOIN BGWA TODAY. And if you’re already a member forward this message to anyone you know who should join us, there’s no better time!

Show Us Your Sign 5

Thanks to member Rick Wright for sharing his sign, an ancient maple guards the gate at his property southeast of Hanover. Keep ’em coming… send a pic of yours to info@bgwa.ca

Community Support for Tree Canopy Priority

In an effort to increase the city’s tree canopy to 30 per cent by 2030, the City of St Catharines has given away 3,000 sapling size trees over 6 years. This year’s fall giveaway was the most popular ever. Read full story in The St Catharines The Standard.

Member TrailCam Gallery now live

Only 2 members entered the TrailCam contest, but the pictures are great… an interesting selection of the wildlife inhabiting the properties we steward. To view them all go to https://bgwa.ca/members/trailcam/ (member password required). Continue reading

Members’ Notice Board Posting

A member has posted a notice “Correlating Weather to Tree Growth” to the Members’ Notice Board. If you might be able to assist with this inquiry, log in to the BGWA Notice Board to read/respond.