New Island Garden at regional hospital welcomes visitors

The volunteer group, Neighbourwoods North, has kicked off their newest project at the Owen Sound Hospital and have begun work to create a welcoming...

Owen Sound Field Naturalists – July Newsletter

The Owen Sound Field Naturalists (OSFN) held its Annual General Meeting online, June 11th. The Board of Directors underwent some changes of personnel, led...

West Grey community gardens now open

West Grey has opened several raised-bed gardens near the Durham Community Centre. The gardens are open to any resident looking to plant and maintain a...

New Perspectives – Guest: Welcome to my Garden -‘Wrensong’

Welcome to my Garden by Jean MacGregor The birch is old and showing its age as it continues to preside over the garden, overseeing its evolution...

Field Naturalists: Knowing Nature Better – June, 2020

As the Spring season draws to a close, and regional isolation restrictions are gradually being relaxed, Naturalist clubs are once again able to offer field...

Local Farmers’ Markets take new approach to get underway

After consultations with Farmers' Markets Ontario, local municipalities and the Grey Bruce Health Unit, organizers of the Flesherton and Thornbury farmers’ markets scrambled to...

Stone re-building project will be a unique world class site – Part 1

One of the largest and most exciting stone re-building projects ever undertaken in North America is currently underway at Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) in...

West Grey opens trails, green spaces with physical distancing

Following provincial guidelines, guidance from Bruce Grey Public Health Unit and in consultation with the municipality’s Emergency Control Group, the Municipality of West Grey...

Forests of hope and healing in Nature

Although many Nature groups and their individual members in our area have curtailed their usual get-togethers, and group activities due to COVID-19, some of...

Spring has arrived!

Even given the tumultuous times that we are now going through, Spring has arrived! With most of us staying at home, or closer to home,...