Eastern Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida), with it's beautiful white flowers, is an iconic Carolinian species. Unfortunately this small tree is under threat from a fungus called Dogwood Anthracnose, and is currently listed as Endangered in Ontario.
On May 11th join TTLT for a workshop and help us inventory and monitor Eastern Flowering Dogwood at Beryl Ivey Woods. The event starts with an introductory presentation followed by a field trip to Beryl Ivey Woods. Transportation will be provided to and from the field site.
Please register below to secure your spot!
You're welcome to attend the presentation portion only - please let us know if that's the case.
What to bring
Come prepared for an outdoor, off-trail experience. TTLT will provide all necessary equipment.
- Rubber boots and long pants (no shorts!) are a must. Long sleeves are recommended as you will be walking through shrubs. This event will take place rain or shine so come dressed for the weather.
- Bring your lunch and plenty of water and snacks.
- Bring your field guides, binoculars, and camera, if you have them. Beryl Ivey Woods is a beautiful spot for birding and botany.
Please note there are no washroom facilities at the field site. This will be a rustic experience!
10am Introductory presentation on Eastern Flowering Dogwood including the monitoring protocol
11am Bus departs for Beryl Ivey Woods
12pm Arrive on site. Split into teams and begin monitoring
3pm Bus departs for Westminster Ponds Centre
4pm Event ends
944 Western Counties Road
London, ON N6C 6A8
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