The Old-Growth Forest Project aims to create a sanctuary for both people and wildlife by restoring a 40-hectare parcel of Ignatius Jesuit Centre land to vibrant forest and wetland communities with their associated cold water creek. The project site is just north of the City of Guelph and stretches eastward from Highway 6 North to Victoria Road.
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The Pulangiyen community in Bendum is sustaining its forests back through a mixture of activities that relate to their basic needs for water and for livelihood. There are around 12 hectares under various forms of utilization that assist natural regeneration. The approach may not be comprehensive and can be viewed as patchy, as there are different reasons for different areas of regeneration. What is of critical significance is that the awareness of assisting regeneration is highly linked to the value the community puts to strengthening their culture.
On the 20th of July, many of the school students residing at or supported by the hostel of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church of Sisophon helped to plant 50 trees along the borders of our new school land.