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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


BGWA Supports Local Envirothon Team

The winning team, each of whom received the MEC headlamps from BGWA, and will go on to the provincial competition held at the University of Waterloo and run by Forests Ontario

Member Event: Woodlot Tour JUN 16

Come and join the fun, Sat June 16 at 2PM, 230 Rankin Bridge Road, South Bruce Peninsula, for a tour in one of the nicest woodlots owned by Bruce County!

Amabel Tract – click for full size image

This is the same site where we recently held the Bruce County Forests 80th anniversary celebration, but because we were too busy eating cake, we didn’t have an official tour. A mature pine plantation with great regen, and a sugar maple dominant hardwood stand that was recently harvested with a mechanized processor.  There are also wetlands on the property that we can visit, or hike through crown land to other sections of the Amabel Tract.  Please join us, rain or shine. Registration: Continue reading

Celebrate Bruce County Forest’s 80th Anniversary!

You’re invited to Celebrate Bruce County Forest’s 80 th Anniversary, 1938-2018 on Sunday, May 6, 2 PM at 230 Rankin Bridge Road, South Bruce Peninsula. Click here for invitation & map.