21239 Big Bend Road - Southwest-Middlesex
Date(s) - Sunday, September 15, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Big Bend Conservation Area
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Near Wardsville – Memorial trees grow in the Big Bend Memorial Forest at the Big Bend Conservation Area in memory of loved ones. Please join us on Sunday, September 15, 2019 for an outdoor tree dedication service. All are welcome. Gather at 1:30 at the Conservation Area for the Service which will begin at 2 p.m.. Big Bend Conservation Area is located at 21239 Big Bend Road in the Municipalilty of Southwest Middlesex, just east of Wardsville.
Each fall a memorial forest service is held at the
Big Bend Conservation Area in memory of loved ones passing. This year’s service is in memory of those passing between August 1, 2018 through toJuly 31, 2019. Families and next of kin will be invited to help plant one ceremonial large stock tree at the end of the service.
This memorial forest program is in partnership with the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Foundation, and the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority. Well over 5,000 trees have been planted through this program.
The public can also donate memorial trees with a $40 donation to the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Foundation towards the Memorial Forest Program. Information about the Program can be found at https://www.lowerthames-conservation.on.ca/lower-thames-valley-conservation-foundation/memorial-forest-program/ . Tax receipts are available. There are 7 memorial forests located throughout the Lower Thames watershed. A living tree is symbolic of the ongoing memories of your loved one. By planting a tree, you preserve these precious memories and encourage the preservation of nature for our future generations.
For further information about the Big Bend Memorial Forest Dedication Service or the Memorial Forest Program please contact: