Plant a Forest

Ignatius Old-Growth Forest lands 53 Cross Creek Blvd., Guelph-Eramosa, ON

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 be planting red & white pine, cherry, elm, birch, hickory …

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Moths at Night

Ignatius Old-Growth Forest lands - West Entrance 5441 Hwy 6N, follow laneway in past the red-roofed house, Guelph, ON

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 species believed to live in Ontario, there's always something new …

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Healthy Streams, Happy Fish!

Ignatius Old-Growth Forest lands - West Entrance 5441 Hwy 6N, follow laneway in past the red-roofed house, Guelph, ON

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 as a home for brook trout, sculpin and an abundance …

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Working with Seeds

Ignatius Old-Growth Forest lands - West Entrance 5441 Hwy 6 N, Guelph, ON

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, tour and hands-on seeds processing. Once these seeds have grown …

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Homes for the Ducks

Ignatius Jesuit Centre 5420 Highway 6 North, Guelph, Ontario

A Community Workday! With the decline in wetlands and old-growth forests, tree cavity nesting ducks such as wood duck, mergansers, and goldeneye are threatened. Come learn all about these beautiful creatures and how to build and install nesting boxes for …

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Buckthorn Bash

Ignatius Old-Growth Forest lands 53 Cross Creek Blvd., Guelph-Eramosa, ON

As of May 11, this event has been cancelled. Check back here in the Fall, as we may reschedule this event to then. Community Workday! As of May 11, this event has been cancelled. Check back here in the Fall, …

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Spring Awakes!

Ignatius Jesuit Centre 5420 Highway 6 North, Guelph, Ontario

SKSS productions present their 7th 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 Forest project. Potluck picnic to follow.  This is a dog-free …

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$25

Evening Hike

Ignatius Farm Workshop 5420 Hwy 6 N, Guelph, ON

Hiking from the Cultural Past to the Ecological Future Staff from Raresites Land Trust and Ignatius Old-Growth Forest Project will lead an evening hike at the Ignatius Jesuit Centre. This tour will explore the story of land from early settlement, …

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Restoring Marden Creek

Ignatius Old-Growth Forest lands - West Entrance 5441 Hwy 6 N, Guelph, ON

A Community Workday Interested in "getting your feed wet" in stream rehabilitation? Join Ignatius staff for a morning of in-stream work to further improve the health of the Creek as a home for brook trout, sculpin and an abundance of …

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