Environment

McLaren Marsh viewing platform open again at Ken Reid

After more than five years, the McLaren Marsh viewing platform at Ken Reid Conservation Area has been re-imagined and redeveloped… Continue reading “McLaren Marsh viewing platform open again at Ken Reid”

Lindsay’s lilac gardens coming back in 2019

The lilac gardens just off of Logie Street in Lindsay are little more than stumps right now, and local residents… Continue reading “Lindsay’s lilac gardens coming back in 2019”

Reflections on the economy-ecology paradox

Reflections on the economy-ecology paradox

In the 1960s, the inescapable logic of Star Trek’s Mr. Spock left an indelible mark on some TV viewers, including… Continue reading “Reflections on the economy-ecology paradox”

An inconvenient column: Local climate change educators walk the talk

An inconvenient column: Local climate change educators walk the talk

When I meet with Deborah Pearson and Ginny Colling it’s over herbal tea and Mickael’s day-olds, and their only pressing… Continue reading “An inconvenient column: Local climate change educators walk the talk”

Flood warning for Kawartha Conservation watershed

A nasty weather pattern persists over southern Ontario, including the Kawartha Conservation watershed. Precipitation gauges around the watershed have recorded… Continue reading “Flood warning for Kawartha Conservation watershed”

Growing food alternatives here in Kawartha Lakes

Ask Keith Taylor about his ideas on farming and food production and you will no doubt receive a passionate and… Continue reading “Growing food alternatives here in Kawartha Lakes”

Fleming College attracts student from India who may now want to grow roots in Canada

If you drop in to Hill’s Florist & Greenhouses, a family business with deep local roots and extensive community connections,… Continue reading “Fleming College attracts student from India who may now want to grow roots in Canada”