What Are Tree Talks and Walks?
Neighbourwoods offers 3 Tree Talks on timely topics of interest, featuring guest speakers. These are held in the Gallery at the Elora Arts Centre at 75 Melville Street in Elora.
Talks are free to members, and $5 for non members.
We also offer occasional, guided walks – usually in coordination with a Tree Talk – which we will announce on this site.
Upcoming Tree Talks and Walks Find our upcoming events!
Going Carbon Neutral: It Takes A Village Date: Wednesday, Feb 5th, 2020Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.Where: Elora Centre for the Arts, 75 Melville St, EloraCost: Free for members, $5 non-membersSpeaker: LINDA SWORD In 2007, Eden Mills decided to be the first village in North America to ‘go carbon neutral’, to emit no more CO2 […]
Former Tree Events Find writeups and video coverage of past tree talks and walks
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 […]
Neighbourwoods 2019 Spring Tree Talk: “raresites: Land Conservation in the 21st Century” On March 26, our guest speaker Tom Woodcock gave us an in-depth look into the ‘what, where, when, why, and how’ of the rare Charitable Research Reserve. What is rare? The Reserve is an area of over 900 acres, on the Grand River […]
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 […]