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Neighbourwoods Fall Tree Talk: Ignatius Old Growth Forest Project

November 10, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Wednesday, Nov 10th, 2021 | 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Elora Centre for the Arts, 75 Melville St, Elora

Cost:  Free for members, $10.00 non-members.  Please RSVP to carole.m.pines@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

Speaker: MARTIN TAMLYN, Ignatius Old Growth Forest Project Manager

The Ignatius Centre’s Old Growth Forest, at the northern edge of Guelph, is as 93-acre nature sanctuary of trails, forests, meadows, wetlands and waterways. It is protected by a Conservation Easement with the Ontario Farmland Trust.  The Project’s goal is to restore and protect these diverse ecological communities and to assist the regeneration of retired farmland, from old-field meadow to old-growth forest. ‘Through ecological restoration we can restore our own connection to the natural world.’

About the speaker:  Martin Tamlyn trained as an elementary school teacher in the UK before moving to Canada in 2000. He has spent the last 20 years developing and facilitating environmental education initiatives that promote land care, nature connection and sustainable community development. He currently manages the Old Growth Forest Project where he facilitates community-led ecological restoration programs for 500 participants annually.

Safety Protocols:

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination, photo ID, and masks are required  to attend this event.

We may also have to limit the number of attendees.

Please RSVP to carole.m.pines@gmail.com to reserve your spot.



November 10, 2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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