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  1. Pollinator Progress at Heart Lake Conservation Area

    Earlier this June we partnered with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) to host a Pollinator Party at Heart Lake Conservation Area. The weather was great and we were thankful to have the 19 volunteers from Peel region who helped with light ga ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  2. Leaders Promise a 40% Reduction of Phosphorus in Lake Erie by 2025

    Anonymous's blog   By: Alyssa Beurling   Beginning in the 1960’s as a result of algal blooms and nutrient management issues, Canada and the US began collaborating efforts to reduce the underlying problem- elevated phosphorus concentrations within the ...

    2015-06-19 11:13

  3. Ontario Passes Regs to Protect Pollinators

    Anonymous's blog   By Kristina Jackson   This month Ontario passed the first North American regulations on neonicotinoid pesticides that are tied to pollinator loss. “Neonics”, as they are often called, are a synthetic pesticide first created in the ...

    2015-06-19 11:14

  4. Make Toronto into World's Coolest City: Turn White Belt into Forest

    Anonymous's blog While Toronto may be famous for having green life veins flowing through its heart of forested ravines, the city is surrounded by a vulnerable mass of farmlands leased by developers and the federal government, (as a reserve for the Pi ...

    2015-06-09 10:24

  5. Our Natural Capital Program has a NEW Promo Video!

    Check out our cool new promo video on our YouTube Chanel!! For more information on our Natural Capital Program click here. Thank you to Community Foundation Mississauga for funding video production.   Ontario Chapter ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  6. Grow the Greenbelt- We've Submitted Comments on the 2015 Coordinated Review!

    The commenting period for the 2015 Coordinated Review is now closed but Sierra Club of Canada Foundation has made a submission in support of Greenbelt growth and expansion.  Below is a summary of the submission.   Moratorium on Expansion of Urban Developm ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  7. Grow the Greenbelt: Add Carruthers Headwaters Protection

      Sierra Club of Canada Foundation is working with Peter Rodrigues (former Pickering Regional Councillor, Ward 3) to protect the Carruthers Creek Headwaters which run through Pickering. The letter below was submitted to Richard Stromberg from the Ministry ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  8. Heartlake Pollinator Party- June 6, 2015!

    Come join us at Heart Lake Conservation Area in Brampton on Saturday, June 6th 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 nativ ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  9. Digging Into Spring!

    This past weekend we had a great time planting trees and shrubs in an area of Erindale Park in Mississauga as a part of our Natural Capital Program. Following a quick planting demonstration by Credit Valley Conservation, around 50 enthusiastic participant ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  10. Mohawk Environmentalist Speaks Out For Greenbelt

    Anonymous's blog   Unusual for the participants in the Ontario government’s 2015 Co-Ordinated Review of the Growth Plan, the Greenbelt Plan, the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan and the Niagara Escarpment Plan is the perspective of the Mohawk env ...

    2015-05-21 13:23