Monthly Archives: June 2014




Backus Woods Carolinian Habitat Protected In Norfolk County  The Nature Conservancy of Canada received a gift of 354 hectares from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation for its permanent preservation of this Carolinian land in south-western Ontario. Funding in the amount of $6.1 million will be used by the NCC for […]

Tree Protection Success Stories- Backus Woods



The Canadian Forest Service a branch of Natural Resources Canada have developed an invaluable tool for homeowners, tree professionals and communities. This tool (model) will aid in evaluating the pros and cons of treating or removing an ash tree (with many options to include in the automatic calculator). This site provides access […]

Ash Trees: To Treat Or Not To Treat


From HistoricPlaces.ca Trees are some of the largest and longest living organisms on earth. Although all trees benefit the environment, specific trees function as commemorative memorials, expressions of religious commitment, and as cultural icons. The Canadian Register of Historic Places (CRHP) lists numerous examples of historic trees that have been […]

Know Your Roots! Canada’s Historic Trees