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  1. The Tale of One Birder

    Russel Crosby's blog In the lead-up to our June 1st bird walk led by Kate Steele of the Nova Scotia Bird Society, fellow birder and photographer extraordinaire Russel Crosby writes about how he got into birding, and gives novices a few tips. Join us ...

    2014-05-23 14:51

  2. Small steps save fish, big steps save rivers

    Zack Metcalfe's blog By Zack Metcalfe zack.metcalfe@gmail.com The single greatest challenge in my life has always been avoiding despair when facing the mistakes of the last century. Several months ago I read a book called Here On Earth, by Tim Flanne ...

    2014-06-10 08:34

  3. Nova Scotia review on fracking confirms we still know nothing

    Zack Metcalfe's blog By Zack Metcalfe zack.metcalfe@gmail.com Even now, after several reviews of fracking in this country, we aren't certain what it's doing to our air and water.  One such review, conducted by the Council of Canadian Academ ...

    2014-06-10 13:35

  4. PEI caught between Cavendish and a hard place

    Zack Metcalfe's blog There's been a moratorium on deep water wells for over a decade on PEI. It was established in 2002 because of major drought conditions that year, linked to the overuse of groundwater by these wells. They pose a danger to the ...

    2014-07-01 23:57

  5. Community gardens now able to sell produce- green thumbs rejoice

    Zack Metcalfe's blog One small step for community gardens, one giant leap for Halifax at large. There are 11 community gardens in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), public spaces in which people can grow their own food, to lower the grocery bil ...

    2014-07-24 13:54

  6. What I Would Have Said

    Zack Metcalfe's blog It's been a few nights since Nova Scotia's independent fracking review passed through Halifax, addressing a frustrated and distrusting crowd of concerned citizens. These brave PhDs stood before hundreds of people and pr ...

    2014-07-29 12:02

  7. Wild Child Branches Out to PEI

    Ashley Greening's blog Tuesday, July 22 was the first day of the Wild Child program on Prince Edward Island. I awoke bright and early, and was soon on my way to the Campus Kids Daycare at the UPEI campus. I arrived during snack-time and was given hom ...

    2014-08-18 16:59

  8. Hide and Seek- WIld Child Style!

    Ashley Greening's blog Tuesday, July 29 was the second week of the Wild Child Program at UPEI's Campus Kids Daycare. The day dawned hot a sunny, and I was grateful that we had scheduled the program for the morning hours, or the heat would have k ...

    2014-08-25 08:35

  9. Finding a Meal, Bat Style

    Ashley Greening's blog Tuesday, August 5 was the third week of the Wild Child program at Campus Kids daycare. By this point, the children have come to expect my visits and we already cleaning up when I arrived. Another bright and sunny morning, thoug ...

    2014-08-25 08:39

  10. A Tall Grass Safari in Downtown Charlottetown

    Ashley Greening's blog Tuesday, August 12 was my fourth visit to the Campus Kids Daycare centre. I had a very special treat planned that day and I had gotten up quite early to make sure everything was organized. Before we set off for the day's a ...

    2014-08-25 08:48