Aug 31st, 2020
From AWARE Essa On Saturday, September 19 (rain date September 26) from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Utopia Hall, AWARE Essa, and Friends of the Utopia Mill and Park invite you to Utopia Hall for an outdoor presentation on Trees in Essa Township. Wildlife habitat, green infrastructure, climate change mitigati...
Aug 30th, 2020
Updated September 4 2020 AWARE News Network The Adjala-Tosorontio Farmers’ Market will be held on September 11 and 25 in the upper parking lot of the Adjala-Tosorontio Municipal Grounds at 7855 Sideroad 30 (at Hwy 50, just south of Hwy 89). The Alliston BIA’s RURBAN Farmers Market at Cent...
Aug 25th, 2020
From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition We are very pleased to be hosting a webinar, for Just Recovery Simcoe, featuring the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE). We know there are those who argue for austerity, that fiscal d...
Jun 7th, 2020
From the Wilderness Committee Aggregate mining — for gravel, sand and rocks — is big business in Ontario. The pits and quarries that go into getting these building blocks of construction also pose significant threats to wetlands, farmland, wildlife habitat and drinking water. The current Ontario gov...
May 29th, 2020
Volunteers work on Garlic Mustard control at Tiny Marsh From MTM Conservation Association Weeding Garlic Mustard is the perfect social distancing volunteer job, with every one able to stay well apart – and enjoy the great outdoors. Join us at Tiny Marsh, northwest of Elmvale, on Saturday May 30...
May 16th, 2020
From World Wildlife Fund Canada WWF-Canada is hosting a series of live webinars called Garden for Wildlife. We’re going live to give you the dirt on native plant gardening and to answer your questions. Doug Tallamy’s first book, Bringing Nature Home, awakened readers to an urgent situation: wildlife ...
May 13th, 2020
A non-Indigenous gardener’s reflections From Toronto District School Board In this illustrated slide show, writer Lorraine Johnson explores the garden in the context of reconciliation and land sovereignty, looking at the ways gardening is tied to settler-colonialism and the role of native plant...
Apr 29th, 2020
From Georgian Bay Great Lakes Foundation Join us for a webinar on “Extreme Water Levels on the Upper Great Lakes: What Can Be Done?” -Tues. May 12, 2020 at 7:00 PM. Roger Gauthier -American Chair of ROWI, former Chief Hydrologist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit – will present fac...