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TrailCam contest has launched!

Trailcams (aka Game Cameras) are increasingly popular (and increasingly inexpensive!) and a fun way to keep an eye on what’s happening when you’re not around. Send in your pics between Aug 5 and Oct 14. Contest rules, details and sample picture gallery click here.

 

Tree planting ‘has mind-blowing potential’ to tackle climate crisis

Research shows that planting billions of trees across the world is by far the biggest and cheapest way to tackle the climate crisis, according to scientists, who have made the first calculation of how many more trees could be planted without encroaching on crop land or urban areas. Read full article on The Guardian.

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 Therapy walk pictures posted

Eleven members enjoyed great weather and had a sample of a forest therapy (aka “Forest Bathing”) experience, immersing themselves in woodlands with all the senses. Some pictures posted in event gallery.

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.