Come volunteer with our tree inventory group! You’ve seen cheery volunteers in their yellow T shirts for more than 10 years now. It’s a great way to learn about trees, work with really nice folks and help add the knowledge about the trees in our community. A one-day training workshop is offered on Saturday […]
Due to the province’s direction on containment of the coronavirus, unfortunately our Spring Tree Talk has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule this event to a later date. Please watch the website and the Neighbourwoods newsletter for updates.
This document offers interesting tables comparing various species for their value storing carbon, storm water and energy benefits of urban trees in Columbus Ohio. Thank you to Ian Rankine for sending it our way.
Are you looking for a truly green stocking stuffer? Consider a Tree Trust Gift Card! This is a perfect eco present for a loved one flying home for the holidays -or maybe flying away for a holiday!. Each card offsets a seven hour flight. To purchase please email us at Neighbourwoods@eloraevironmentcentre.ca and we can send one […]
This fascinating talk was presented on Oct 17, 2019 by arborist Kyle McLoughlin.Fungi are not plants – they belong to their own kingdom. In fact, they are more closely related to animals than plants. If you felt there was a lot to absorb at this talk, think about it this way: imagine you knew very […]
Plan E, a program incubated by Elora Environment Centre with key national partners, is dedicated to finding and equipping the next generation of Canadian youth to better lead and educate around global Climate Change issues. Our first initiative was The Plan E Climate Video Challenge because we believe that stories hold the power to inspire action. […]
Neighbourwoods sat down with Mat recently and posed some questions that we know readers are wondering: Does the Township use the Inventory Data we’ve collected over the years and if so, how? Yes. We sure appreciate having the data on so many of our trees and use it in 3 ways: We have established 7 […]
If you are curious to learn more about the history, biology and folklore of some of our community’s celebrated trees, you will be interested to hear that Neighbourwoods has produced an online interactive tool that you can access on your laptop, desktop and mobile phone. This new hands-on Story Map was inspired by last year’s […]