Tree Identification at Lorne C. Henderson Conservation Area

Tree Identification at Lorne C. Henderson Conservation Area

Larry Cornelis has extraordinary knowledge of the flora and fauna of Lambton County and beyond.  He expertly led a group of nearly 90 people through Lorne C. Henderson Conservation Area looking at various tree species, explaining what to look for when identifying trees, and engaging us with many facts about the importance of trees.  A fairly recent popular term that Larry described is Forest Bathing – simply immersing oneself in a forest atmosphere.  With as little as 2 hours per week Forest Bathing has been scientifically shown to increase immunity, decrease the risk of cancer and help you to recover…
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Maajiigin Gumig (Aamjiwanaang’s Greenhouse)

Maajiigin Gumig (Aamjiwanaang’s Greenhouse)

Tour the new greenhouse facilities and see the habitat projects and native plant gardens on site. The Green House is a native plant project focusing on growing native plants for the Aamjiwnaang community and surrounding Sarnia-Lambton Area. Plant rescue and restoration, seed collection and cleaning, native plant propagation, multi-generation teaching and learning, ecology stewardship education, and reconnecting with the Earth are just some of the initiatives being pursued at the facility. Meet at 10am on Virgil Street next to the Maawn Doosh Gumig Community and Youth Centre.
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