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!
Saturday, June 23: 10 to 2 PM in Elora. Join us for a Citizen Pruner Workshop on Saturday, June 23 in Elora. Find out everything you need to know to implement this innovative program in YOUR community. You will learn how to equip your volunteers to safely prune young trees. For more information, please […]
With spring around the corner it is time to start thinking about having some tree work done. We encourage you to hire a certified Arborist for all your tree care work. They are insured, trained, educated and qualified to determine what measures are needed, how the tree will respond to any pruning cuts and have […]
The Elm Recovery Project at the University of Guelph Arboretum Many people today don’t recall the incredible canopy that the American elm (Ulmus americana) once produced over cities, rural roads and wild landscapes. With the introduction of Dutch elm disease into North America in the mid twentieth century, hundreds of millions of elm trees were […]