Grown in Grey is run for Grade 4 students and taking place Apr 14 + 15 at Chatsworth Arena. We need volunteers on Apr 14 for the display put on by Stewardship Grey Bruce. If someone is interested, or for more info, please contact Carl Sadler at 519 270-9894.
Once again, a fantastic woodlot conference beckons with content of interest to woodlot owners and enthusiasts across Grey & Bruce counties. Education sessions on Saturday, optional tour on Sunday. Cost is just $25 in advance or $35 at the door. For complete details and online registration click here.
Ben Caesar, owner of Fiddlehead Nursery in Kimberley, gave an informative presentation on forest gardening & edible landscaping at our AGM. It was a great way to get us thinking of spring, and of new and alternate uses for our woodland spaces. If you missed the presentation, or if you saw it but want further detail, Ben offers half-day workshops throughout the summer, the first being May 23rd. Click link for further info.
Grey Bruce Forestry Service is presenting workshops on March 14, 10AM-noon, at two locations: Grey Sauble Conservation, 237897 Inglis Falls Rd, Owen Sound and Sulphur Spring Resource Centre, 261123 Grey Rd 28, south of Hanover. Workshops cover the following topics: Continue reading
The EAB Working Group for Grey & Bruce Counties is putting on public workshops on March 12 (7-9PM, Harrison Park Community Hall, Owen Sound) and March 31 (7-9PM, 235309 Grey Rd 13, Kimberly) which will cover the following topics: Continue reading
Our Annual General Meeting will take place Saturday, March 7, 9:30 – noon, at Klages Mill, 11 1st Av N in Chesley. Make a point to attend this important and informative meeting:
- 9:30 – 10:00 coffee + social time (light refreshments available)
- 10:00 – 11:00 Business meeting: 2014 overview, election of directors, interim constitution, financials, 2015 workshops/projects
- 11:00 – 11:45 Presentation: Ben Caesar, owner of Fiddlehead Nursery in Kimberley, will provide an introduction to forest gardening and edible landscaping. Learn how to use cold-hardy, disease-resistant perennials to double advantage in your woodlot!
- 11:45 – noon Questions, Wrap-up & Adjournment
According to a new study, reported in Canada Journal, the Emerald Ash Borer may have the ability to attack host trees other than ash trees., believing the pest to be adapting to utilize new species. Click on link above for details.