Here is a look at everything Neighbourwoods has been up to this summer with our 2018 Summer in Review.
This past Saturday, Neighbourwoods and the Canadian Tree Fund hosted Tour the Trees; an event that put our town’s natural history in the spotlight. Our 30 cyclists toured around Fergus and Elora to listen to the stories behind nine magnificent trees – and one rock. This tour took us from the Sugar Maples planted in […]
This year Centre Wellington is proud to host Tour the Trees on Saturday, July 14th from 10am-12pm. Our group of riders will be making ten stops throughout Fergus and Elora to learn more about the historic foundation and beauty on which our community thrives. Registration is $25 per rider and helmets are required. To register […]
The Neighbourwoods crew and dedicated volunteers, Deb Jakab and Ted Ecclestone, were out mulching trees on June 27th around Elora. Using mulch from the Township, they mulched over one hundred trees in an afternoon. They visited many trees at sites including the Elora Public School trailway, Bridge Street and First Line, and the road to […]
On June 23rd, 20 people, including representatives from ReForest London, Residential Energy Efficiency Program (REEP) Waterloo, and Longbranch Neighbourhood Association, attended our first-ever full-day Citizen Pruner Workshop. A special thanks to Chris Morrison, an enthusiastic, local, certified arborist. He provided attendees with a full overview of tree biology, structural pruning in a classroom setting, and […]
Saturday, June 23: 9:30 to 3:30 PM in Elora. Last summer in Elora/Fergus we ran a very successful Citizen Pruner program, with volunteers pruning around 150 trees. Not only did we help those trees avoid more drastic pruning down the road, but we offered up a very successful – and popular – volunteer program. Join us […]
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 quickly […]