Environment

Youth-oriented organization rallies 100 kids to join a litter pickup project in Kawartha Lakes

The Kawartha Lakes chapter of 100 Kids Who Care kicked off a two-week campaign on Earth Day to rally 100 kids to clean up litter in Kawartha Lakes between April 22-May 7. 

Canopy Project launches citizen science project on Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day by joining the ranks of Canopy Project Kawartha Lakes (CPKL) as “citizen scientists.”

Excuse us, we’re gassy

Cool Tips for a Hot Planet Series

When my husband retired, he needed a project and our house needed an energy upgrade. 

Rags to recycling

Tackling the growing problem of textile waste

The city is reviving the 2021 program that saw curbside textile recycling pickup available throughout Kawartha Lakes.

Lindsay sycamore trees awarded heritage designation by Forest Ontario

The five sycamore trees lining Victoria Avenue just north of Peel Street in Lindsay have been given Heritage Tree status by Forests Ontario, a distinction only bestowed on about 100 trees in Southern and Central Ontario.

Pair up in threes for the environment

Cool Tips for a Hot Planet series

It was déjà vu all over again, to quote famous New York Yankee Yogi Berra.

Doug Ford’s government has been no friend to the environment

Since 2018 when Premier Doug Ford and the Ontario PC Party took power at the provincial level, there has been no shortage of concern caused by the governments persistent shunning of environmental considerations in favour of economic ventures.