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  1. Urban Forest Questions for HRM Candidates- List of Responding Candidates

    David Foster's blog Halifax Diverse  has been active in urban environmental stewardship for four years and we understand the importance of a healthy urban forest to thriving cities. With the upcoming municipal election (online now and at the polls on ...

    2016-11-09 08:56

  2. Joel Plaskett lends his voice to Re-imagining Halifax Harbour project

    Kelly Schnare's blog Inspired by my father's love of fishing, swimming, and camping in the Birch Cove area near Halifax, I became interested in all things watery and wild. But to date I have not touched the water of Halifax Harbour, in the city ...

    2016-11-16 16:58

  3. #DitchTheLawn

    David Foster's blog Why do the vast majority of houses have a lawn in the front and backyard? Sure, they're nice to walk on but who doesn't  bemoan the weekly ritual of mowing and other care required to keep that lawn green? On top of the w ...

    2017-09-25 08:57

  4. Energy & Climate Change

    Working with local volunteers and organizations, Sierra Club Atlantic is pushing for just solutions to climate change from local, regional, and national perspective. Please join us for To the Ends of the Earth, film screening and panel discussion, this We ...

    2017-11-23 17:00

  5. Pesticides

    What are Pesticides? Pesticides (herbicides, vermicides, fungicides, and rodenticides)  are poisons designed to kill insects, plants, fungi, moulds and rodents.  Pesticides contain “active” ingredients (the chemicals intended to kill), and so-called “iner ...

    2017-11-23 17:00

  6. Halifax Diverse

    Halifax Diverse creates opportunities for the public to learn about, engage with, and contribute to urban green spaces in the Halifax Regional Municipality. See our blog (found here) for information on upcoming events, past events, and occasionally, infor ...

    2017-11-23 17:00

  7. Watch for Wildlife

    We are pleased to announce our program launch on Father's Day, June 19th, 2016. Atlantic Chapter Wildlife & Natural Spaces ...

    2017-11-23 17:00

  8. Blue Whale Project

    The Blue Whale Project is a program of Sierra Club of Canada Foundation that seeks to be the proactive voice of the endangered Blue Whales in Atlantic Canada. The Blue Whale Project recognizes the Gulf of St Lawrence as critical habitat for this species a ...

    2017-11-23 17:00

  9. Sierra Club's Wild Child

    Donate today to help more children get into the wild! (be sure to put ‘PEI Wild Child’ in the comments box) For Wild Child Forest School in Nova Scotia, click here.  For PEI Wild Child 2018 Forest Camp and after-school programs please go to  https://peiwi ...

    2017-11-29 21:54

  10. Fracking wells don't stand the test of time, experts say

    Zack Metcalfe Sierra Club Atlantic June 1, 2014 Dr John Cherry, a hydrogeologist with the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA), says fracking wells in Canada aren't built for the long haul; they tend to spring leaks. "In my view, well integrity i ...

    2014-06-01 14:43