Bert Christie was presented with the Janice Simmonds Award for 2016 by the Friends of the Farm.
The award is presented annually in recognition of contribution to the creation, preservation or management of public green spaces on PEI. Mr Christie was a founder of Friends of the Farm and had a distinguished career as a plant scientist.
Pictured with Bert is Nara Simmonds, Percy Simmonds and Kali Simmonds.
Former PEI Premier Jim Lee, his family and Friends of the Farm Board members gathered in the Premier’s Grove at the Experimental Farm on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 for the ceremonial tree planting of a maple tree in recognition of … Continue reading →
Premier Wade MacLauchlin planted a Red Oak in the Premier’s Grove at the Experimental Farm on Thursday, September 15, 2016.
He was joined by members of the Friends of the Farm, and is pictured with Lane MacLaren, chair of the Friends of the Farm Board.
History of shovel use.
02-09-1979 Mrs Lorne Ross 03-09-1979 Hon. Walter R Shaw 30-09-1979 Hon. Alexander Campbell 30-09-1979 Hon. W. Bennett Campbell 30-09-1985 Hon. T Angus MacLean 29-09-1985 Hon. James M Lee 29-09-1985 Hon. Eugene Walen 30-06-1986 Hon. Joseph Ghiz 08-10-2011 Hon. Keith Milligan 08-10-2011 Hon. Pat Binns 08-10-2011 Hon. Robert Ghiz 11-09-2013 Hon Catherine Callbeck
It is a tradition that each Premier of Prince Edward Island plant a tree on the grounds of the Experimental Farm in the Premier’s Grove. The Friends of the Farm Board have secured the tree and completed arrangements to have our Premier add to the grove.
Premier Wade MacLaughlin will plant an oak tree on Thursday, September 15 at 1 pm.
Everyone, Friends members and the public, is invited to attend the brief ceremony and visit of the premier to the Experimental Farm.
The Grove is located behind Ravenwood in a north west direction.