Situated amidst rolling hayfields south of Wakefield Quebec at the entrance to the Municipality of La Peche, the Outaouais Environmental Campus has been reinvesting in our community since March 2008. We attract visitors and provide viable employment, offering vital services while preserving our natural heritage. ... Read more »
Trees improve air and water quality, and mitigate climate change. Help green our communities! No experience necessary, there will be demonstrations on site. Gloves, shovels, and light refreshments will be provided. Students are eligible for volunteer hours.
Where: McLaughlin Valley (see map on flyer). Major intersection is McLaughlin Road N. and Williams Parkway.
When: Saturday, September 6, 2014
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Who: Everyone is welcome! Bring your friends and family!
To help us prepare enough gloves and shovels, please RSVP with Lindsey Jennings at email@example.com or 1-800-668-5557 ext. 445.
Hope to see you there!
By John Bacher
One of the most important environmental struggles in the greater Toronto region is to rescue the 125 acre David Dunlap Forest in the center of the urbanized core of Richmond Hill between Bayview Avenue and close to Yonge Street. The forest is part of a larger 189 parcel which was largely reforested to reduce light pollution for the operation of the David Dunlap Observatory. The site include meadows and the precinct area for the Observatory, where black holes were discovered by a University of Toronto astronomer, Dr. David Bolton. Some 42 acres of the forest would be mowed down for luxury homes, if proposed zoning amendments now before the Ontario Municipal Board, (OMB) are approved. ... Read more »
Photo of John Bacher (on right) receiving award from David Milton, Executive Director of Ontario Professional Foresters Association
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Come join us at Heart Lake Conservation Area in Brampton on Saturday, June 7th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m!
Learn about the Conservation Area, pollinator plants, and the Gitigaan Mashkiki Medicine Wheel Garden!
Help remove invasive plant species and plant native wildflowers. Activities also include a guided nature walk and Aboriginal teachings.
For more information, or to RSVP, contact Kristina Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org, or at 647-346-8744.