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May 2016

Recipe for a Forest – Community Workday

May 1, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ignatius Old-Growth Forest lands, Cross Creek Blvd. trail entrance - by community mailboxes
Guelph-Eramosa, ON Canada

Come out for an afternoon of learning and doing as we build a forest together in the Ignatius Old-Growth Forest.  We will be planting trees, rebuilding the forest floor and…

Habitats for Birds & Other Critters – Community Workday

May 15, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Interested in how to attract more birds to your backyard and restore natural areas? Join birding expert, Richard Tofflemire, as we restore an area of forest to return it to…

$25

Spring Awakes! A Performance Arts Hike Adventure

May 29, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ignatius Jesuit Centre, 5420 Highway 6 North
Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J2 Canada

The forest will be full of surprises–blossoming flowers, trees leafing out, birds singing, and at every turn of the trail you may encounter music, singing, dance, poetry, and more…all in…

June 2016

The Night-time World of Moths – Community Workshop

June 18, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

Join Richard & Andalyne for a late evening of moth-ing in the Ignatius Old-Growth Forest lands. Using black lights, we will attract & learn to identify a wide variety of…

October 2016

Stop the Invasion! Community Workday

October 16, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Phragmites, an invasive perennial grass is taking over wetlands and shorelines throughout Ontario, decreasing biodiversity and destroying habitats. Help us control its spread in the Marden Creek channel in the…

May 2017
$25

Spring Awakes!

May 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Ignatius Jesuit Centre, 5420 Highway 6 North
Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J2 Canada

SKSS productions present their 6th annual performance arts hike adventure through the Ignatius Old-Growth Forest lands with song, music, poetry, prayer and dance. All proceeds are donated to the Old-Growth…

June 2017

Plant a Forest

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ignatius Old-Growth Forest lands, Cross Creek Blvd. trail entrance - by community mailboxes
Guelph-Eramosa, ON Canada

Come out for a morning of tree planting and help bring back our local forests for future generations! With thanks to the County of Wellington’s Green Legacy Programme we will…

Moths at Night

June 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Ignatius Old-Growth Forest lands – West Entrance, 5441 Hwy 6N, follow laneway in past the red-roofed house
Guelph, ON Canada

This evening event will open your eyes to incredible diversity of moths! Using a black-light and simple white sheet, we’ll attract nearby moths for a closer look. With over 3,000…

July 2017

Healthy Streams, Happy Fish!

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Ignatius Old-Growth Forest lands – West Entrance, 5441 Hwy 6N, follow laneway in past the red-roofed house
Guelph, ON Canada

Interested in “getting your feet wet” in stream rehabilitation? Join Ignatius staff and Trout Unlimited volunteers for a morning of in-stream work to further improve the health of Marden Creek…

September 2017

Working with Seeds

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Ignatius Old-Growth Forest lands – West Entrance, 5441 Hwy 6N, follow laneway in past the red-roofed house
Guelph, ON Canada

Come learn about winter seed preparation. The morning will be spent harvesting tree and shrub trees at Ignatius before travelling to the Green Legacy Tree Nursery for a BBQ lunch,…

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