The Elora Environment Centre works within the community to deliver leading edge environmental programming. Founded in 1993, we have empowered our community to bring meaningful change up from the grassroots ever since. With three focus areas for change—trees, water, and climate—the Elora Environment Centre nurtures community sustainability from the ground up. Check out our almost 25 year history of innovation and delivering change.
A not-for-profit, charitable organization, the Elora Environment Centre relies on our over twenty dedicated volunteers, four summer students, and five-person board of directors to drive change-making in our community. We are a dynamic group who are passionate about pushing the envelope for environmentally sustainable communities—and we welcome you make a difference with us!
The newsletter from May
Whipper snippers and mowers: The number 1 enemy of young trees everywhere! Even the most careful of gardeners can nick the tender bark of a young tree. Because the vital channels that transport nutrients in a tree lie just under the bark, these wounds are more serious than you might think. And if the wound […]
Free Backyard Tree Planting Program coming to CW to Celebrate Canada 150! Here’s your chance to make a lasting contribution to your neighbourhood by adding a Sesquicentennial native tree to your yard. NeighbourWoods, in partnership with Green Legacy, Little Tree and four local arborists, is pilot testing a new and innovative program to boost the […]
Once again a team of volunteers together with our summer students will be working in the field collecting data from the trees in Elora and Fergus. Again this year we will be re-visiting street blocks we inspected in 2010, as well as tackling fresh blocks. Not only do we gather data about our trees – […]