Restoring Nature with Urban Forestry
Local Tree News
Take the carbon footprint challenge & help Georgian Bluffs plant trees. For every 5 households that complete the Carbon Footprint Challange, the Township will plant a tree in a park or green space!
Ash Borer Strikes
Did you know that 20 to 30% of urban forests in Owen Sound are Ash? Many have been damaged or killed by the invasive emerald ash borer. Learn what the city is doing about this problem
If you live in the city of Owen Sound, you can request the city plant a tree in front of your home. Tree requests are subject to availability but it's simple to apply, so why not?
of the World
Owen Sound has now been officially recognized as a Tree City of the World for two years by The Arbor Day Foundation and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Hospital Healing Path - Phase One
Above is a a compound directional antenna used with a Huff Duff locating system in WWII. It is the base for our first rest pod on the Healing Path. A bench and informational signage will be installed. This project was made possible by a grant from Community Foundation Grey Bruce.
Phase one of the Healing Path is complete. This section of the path runs from the hospital lane entrance off 16th Ave. East to the entrance off 8th St. East.
While wheelchair accessible, at this time it does require some walking on the road if entering or leaving from the 8th Street E. entrance.
GREY COUNTY GOES GREEN
As a part of a Grey County going green, NeighbourWoods North is assisting in transforming
the large grass monoculture into oases of trees and gardens filled with native plants.
A lot of people and groups came together to create the Bioswale Tiny Forest at the Peninsula Shores District School. Students, teachers, community groups, volunteers, local businesses, service clubs, and organizations can make things happen when working together. Watch the video to learn more about tiny forests, bioswales, and who made it all happen.