Environment

Ontario government opens 'fall harvest' on cormorant

Ontario government opens ‘fall harvest’ on cormorant

The Ontario government says it’s taking steps to protect fish stocks and natural habitat “from the harmful impacts of double-crested… Continue reading “Ontario government opens ‘fall harvest’ on cormorant”

Tim Hortons’ cups are landfill, not recyling: City

In the coming weeks, Kawartha Lakes will begin to implement new changes to the curbside waste and recycling collection. This… Continue reading “Tim Hortons’ cups are landfill, not recyling: City”

Lindsay to Fenelon Falls: Here’s what it’s like on an electric bike                                

Lindsay to Fenelon Falls on an electric bike: Here’s what it’s like

It’s the first “heat event” of the season and temperatures are forecast to reach 35 degrees with the humidity. This… Continue reading “Lindsay to Fenelon Falls on an electric bike: Here’s what it’s like”

Sheltering at home means a chance to observe our birds of Kawartha Lakes

Sheltering at home means a chance to observe our birds of Kawartha Lakes

I was out of breath as I burst through the door. “Kids, come quick,” I managed to gasp out. “There’s… Continue reading “Sheltering at home means a chance to observe our birds of Kawartha Lakes”

Earth Day 50 years on: It must not be business as usual

Fifty years ago this week, 20 million people celebrated the first Earth Day. They came together on April 22, 1970,… Continue reading “Earth Day 50 years on: It must not be business as usual”

New episode of The Advocate Podcast to feature interview -- with a cup

New episode of The Advocate Podcast to feature interview — with a cup

Podcast producer and host Denis Grignon has drawn on his 30-plus years as a journalist to conduct an interview…with a… Continue reading “New episode of The Advocate Podcast to feature interview — with a cup”

Garden of renewal is here, even as we cope with social distancing

It would be easy to imagine that everything is the same as I head outside to do the morning chores…. Continue reading “Garden of renewal is here, even as we cope with social distancing”