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“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.

Reminder: Invasive Species Workshop this Saturday

Learn more about how to identify, manage and eradicate invasive species at this hands-on workshop, June 1st, from 10-4. BGWA members can take advantage of a 30% discount to attend this great opportunity for only $25! Complete details click here.

Coming JUNE 9th: Forest Therapy Walk

You’ve heard about forest therapy aka “Forest Bathing” in the presentation at this year’s AGM and in the Call of the Forest movie screening we did last year and perhaps in the mainstream media too. We even gave away a book on the topic as a prize at the last BBQ. Now you can try out a forest therapy experience! Click for details and registration. (member password required)

 

Invasive Species Workshop – Member Discount

A reminder that, two weeks from this Saturday, BGWA members are invited to attend an invasive species workshop at a special discount rate. Complete details click here.

Reminder: Woodlot Tour this Sunday

Come along this coming Sunday for tour of a member’s woodland property in east Chatsworth Twp. Property details, location, and registration click here.

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.

Member Event: Property Tour Sunday MAY 5th

Come join us for a woodlot tour of Doug Van Horne’s property on Sunday May 5 starting at 2 pm. The forest cover is variable – reforested pine, natural hardwood regeneration in old orchard, cedar swamp and native poplars – with a backdrop of the escarpment. Details & registration click here.  Y’all come now!