Friends of the Farm Fall Activities

Since they mentioned tree tours…
– Alex

Subject: Friends of the Farm Fall Events and Activities
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 10:15:15 -0400
From: Friends of the Farm <info@friendsofthefarm.ca>

Hello, here are the Friends of the Farm events and activities for Fall 2018. Please help us get the word out, thank you.

September 23rd– Friends of the Farm Tree Tour at 10am Blgd 72, Arboretum.  Citizen Science: How to Document Trees. Tour leader Owen Clarkin will focus on how and why to document trees to the family, genus, and species levels for scientific/conservation databases, emphasizing techniques in photography.  Free, public welcome.  Register online http://friendsofthefarm.ca/arboretum-tree-tours/ or 613-230-3276

October 14th Friends of the Farm Tree Tour at 2pm at the Shelterbelt Merivale Road. Nature vs City at the Shelterbelt.  Roman Popadiouk will lead the tour and highlight the Shelterbelt project and how the trees must resist all kinds of extremes to succeed in a challenging environment.  All our welcome.  There is no special knowledge of trees needed to attend this tour.  Parking will be available on side streets west of Merivale (eg Celebration St or Crystal Park Crescent) Free, public welcome.  Register online http://friendsofthefarm.ca/arboretum-tree-tours/ 613-230-3276

October 16 Friends of the Farm Master Gardener Lecture 7 to 9pm. “Bulbs for Year Round Enjoyment” with Mary Reid. FCEF members $12, non-members $15, Bldg 72 CEF Arboretum. 613-230-3276 friendsofthefarm.ca/master-gardener-lectures-2018/

October 20 Friends of the Farm Used Book Drop Off from 10am to 3pm. Save your books and re-gift them for a great cause. Please note we do not accept magazines, textbooks, or encyclopedia. Drive up to Bldg 72 CEF Arboretum, east exit off Prince of Wales roundabout. 613-230-3276 http://friendsofthefarm.ca/fcef-annual-events/

October 28thFriends of the Farm Tree Tour at 10am Bldg 72, Arboretum.  Endangered Trees and New Appearances.  Tour leaders Ken Farr and Eric Jones will focus on trees that are listed on the Canadian Species at Risk Act or are closely related to endangered species.  Free, public welcome.  Register online http://friendsofthefarm.ca/arboretum-tree-tours/ 613-230-3276

November 6 Friends of the Farm Master Gardener Lecture 7 to 9pm. “A Brief History of English Country House Gardens” with Heather Clemenson. FCEF members $12, non-members $15, Bldg 72 CEF Arboretum. 613-230-3276 http://friendsofthefarm.ca/master-gardener-lectures-2018/

Thank you for your support,
Jenn

Friends of the Central Experimental Farm
Building 72, Arboretum, CEF
Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6
Tel: 613-230-3276
info@friendsofthefarm.ca
http://friendsofthefarm.ca/
Charitable Number 118913565RR0001

The Friends of the Central Experimental Farm preserve, protect, maintain and enhance the Dominion Arboretum, Ornamental Gardens, and other public areas of the Farm, in partnership with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, for the educational benefit and enjoyment of the public; and promote the Farm’s historical significance and heritage values.

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