Summer is finally upon us in Centre Wellington, and for the tenth consecutive year Neighbourwoods volunteers and summer students will be conducting tree inventory on residential streets in Salem. Neighbourwoods identifies, measures and assesses the health of our boulevard, park, front yard, and side yard trees. To date, volunteers have collected detailed data on more […]
Community maintenance pruning is planned for April 13, 2019 in the Elora Meadows neighbourhood. Juvenile trees located within the Township owned road right-of-way may be pruned in order to improve their structure and future health. The pruning will take place between 8:30am and 12:00pm by Neighbourwoods Citizen Pruners accompanied by two to three members of […]
It was a full house for Neighourwoods second annual Urban Forest Training workshop in Elora this May. This year’s topic: How to Conduct a Tree Inventory. Participants joined us from Perth County, Elmira and Waterloo, along with a dozen new Neighbourwoods volunteers. The Workshop included a mix of class room and field work as participants […]
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 […]
Once again a team of volunteers together with our summer students will be working in the field collecting data from the trees in Elora and Fergus. Again this year we will be re-visiting street blocks we inspected in 2010, as well as tackling fresh blocks. Not only do we gather data about our trees – […]
Our newest volunteer program is about to get underway. The volunteers have been trained by arborist Chris Morrison this past week and are ready to hit the street of Fergus and Elora and prune some trees! Many of you will be familiar with our Tree Inventory program, but this year we decided to turn things […]
This summer, NeighbourWoods volunteers armed with a trailer full of mulch, stewarded 200 trees growing in 10 locations in Centre Wellington. Many thanks to Ted Ecclestone, our driver and mulch man, and volunteers, Larry Dean, Max MacRae, Bryan Hayter, Julia Hanson, Josh Taylor and our two hard-working summer students Joe Atkinson and Jenessa Lowndes.