A synopsis and photos (thanks Cam Bennett) of the fascinating tour at Rural Rootz, July 11, are now available on the Photo Gallery page of the Members’ Area. If you are a paid 2015 BGWA member and have forgotten or misplaced your password, use the comment form at the bottom of any BGWA web site page to request it.
BGWA’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
There 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.
The name of our association has been an ongoing topic of conversation, during amalgamation talks last year, at the AGM this year, as well as at recent Board of Directors meetings. The current name (Bruce Grey Woodlot Association) was a functional combination of the two prior association names. However, we would like to explore options for a new name which Continue reading
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.