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Selected Perceptions of the Land by John Galt and Tiger Dunlop

The following is from pages 249-250, in the Notes section, of The Canada Company and the Huron Tract, 1826-1853: Personalities, Profits and Politics by Robert C. Lee. Published in 2004 by Natural Heritage / Natural History Inc., Toronto. This is … Continue reading

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Historic Trees in the Guelph area – Part 2

Go to Part One So according to the biologists who like to categorize broad ecosystems or biomes, Guelph is just in the Mixed Deciduous/Coniferous Association of the Deciduous Forest Zone. OK. But what do other sources tell us? I’ve begun … Continue reading

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Historic Trees in the Guelph area – Part 1

A common wish for many amateur and professional historians is to take that special trip back in time to see what was with their own eyes. But when they alight back in reality they have to do what everyone else … Continue reading

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Old Growth Forest in Ontario

I’ve been gathering these factoids as part an old growth restoration project in Guelph. Ontario’s Old Growth Forests to be published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside in early 2009. Authors are Michael Henry and Peter Quinby. Here’s a site for the … Continue reading

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The Old Growth Forest Project

The Old Growth Forest Project is a new and unique (as far as I know) initiative involving the Ignatius Jesuit Centre (here in Guelph), the Guelph International Resource Centre and the Ontario Farmland Trust. I learned about this project from … Continue reading

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