Environment

Follow the money

Cool Tips for a Hot Planet

When I was seven, I came into some birthday money: $5! My parents helped me open a Canada Trust bank… Continue reading “Follow the money”

Child-proofing the planet

Cool Tips for a Hot Planet

When our babies arrive, we child-proof the cupboards, gate the stairs. We don’t leave them in a hot car with… Continue reading “Child-proofing the planet”

Kawartha Land Trust to host community tree-planting and mapping event

Those who are looking for a way to make a lasting impact on the landscape in the Kawarthas are invited… Continue reading “Kawartha Land Trust to host community tree-planting and mapping event”

Seniors for Climate Action Now (SCAN!) organizes in Kawartha Lakes

By David Rapaport Seniors in Kawartha Lakes are organizing to urge all levels of government to take immediate action to… Continue reading “Seniors for Climate Action Now (SCAN!) organizes in Kawartha Lakes”

Raging wildfires: You can run, but you can’t hide

Cool Tips for a Hot Planet

Several years ago, friends of mine sold their home in Kelowna and moved to the coast. They’d been evacuated one… Continue reading “Raging wildfires: You can run, but you can’t hide”

Monarch friendly initiative taking place along trail network

Residents and visitors who have travelled along the trail system recently in Kawartha Lakes may have noticed that staff have… Continue reading “Monarch friendly initiative taking place along trail network”

Rural roads in Kawartha Lakes often recipients of unwelcome garbage

Bags of trash and assorted garbage are silently making their appearance along rural roads across Kawartha Lakes. This type of… Continue reading “Rural roads in Kawartha Lakes often recipients of unwelcome garbage”