Happy Canada Day from BGWA

There are just two days remaining in the member poll on name change options for the association. If you have not yet indicated your preference please do so now (if you are a current member and have forgotten password use comment form below to request it). Also, just over a week until our special member tour at Rural Rootz just north of Wiarton. Only 10 spots remain. Click for info and online registration.

Sat July 11: Exclusive Member Event!

ruralrootzBGWA’s next event of the year is Sat 11 July 10AM start, end around noon: an exclusive tour at Rural Rootz private nature reserve, just northwest of Wiarton. Rural Rootz is a unique 100 acre property with wide variety of woodlands, geology, and land management uses for members to experience and develop new ideas. In addition to the network of trails (including an official satellite trail to the Bruce Trail), Rural Rootz includes Continue reading

CANCELLED: Tree-Planting Workshop

tree-plantingThere were minimal sign-ups for the Tree Planing workshop scheduled for Saturday, May 16. We regret having to cancel this session but need to make responsible use of BGWA resources as well as those of the partners who were to present this workshop. Watch this space for future member learning events.

More on Forest Gardening

ben_pres_agmBen 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.