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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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, to access the document click here
If you have been looking for an opportunity to contribute to our community, meet some really nice folks, learn some things then please consider volunteering for Neighbourwoods. All of our programs rely on folks just like you. Some of our projects ask for a couple of hours – like planting and stewards, and others need […]
Neighbourwoods Winter Tree Talk: MCC: Reforesting for Hope and Change in Haiti On January 21st, about 40 enthusiastic community members gathered to hear Fred Redekop give a fascinating overview of a long-running project by the Mennonite Central Committee to reforest the hardest-hit areas in Haiti, to provide local people with affordable food, cooking fuel, and […]