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!
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MCC: Reforesting for Hope and Change in Haiti Date: Monday, January 21 st , 2019 Time: 7:30-9:00 Where: Elora Centre for the Arts Cost: Free for members, $5 everyone else Speaker: FRED REDEKOP In Haiti, the Mennonite Central Committee is working with local communities and partners to plant millions of trees in the areas that […]
Centre Wellington now has a Public Forest Policy which is a comprehensive document that outlines standards for tree planting and maintenance on municipal and private property. If you want to learn more about this legislation you can read the document, published January 1st of this year, online at https://www.centrewellington.ca/en/living-here/resources/Documents/Public-Forest-Policy_2018.01.30.pdf
Neighbourwoods encourages residents to hire a qualified arborist to maintain the health andvigor of private trees, and to address potential safety concerns. An arborist can also determine when a tree can no longer be maintained and should be removed due to health, structural concerns, or safety concerns that may impact long-term viability. Tree removal around […]