Pollinators in Peril
A great TED talk by Marla Spivak
Garden for Wildlife
As wilderness disappears and the human-dominated landscape expands, butterflies, songbirds, and other creatures are left without places to live. Gardeners can do something about this problem. Have a look-see at this website: Gardening for Wildlife
Garbage in the Great Lakes
The Great Lakes may be developing a garbage patch like the Pacific Ocean Gyre. The throw-away generation is affecting our very own Great Lakes. Read more about it here.
Climate Change -- a scientist tells all
This famous photo just about tells it all. Our Arctic is melting and the plants and animals adapted to the Arctic environment are in danger.
Listen to this TED talk from a NASA Scientist.
Simply Have Areas Rserved for the Evironment
Part of the Pollination Partnership
A call to all gardeners to share a bit of their land with pollinators.
For more information, go to this site
Veggies in the City
Check out the Veggies in the City section on the Links tab for information about raised beds.
Natural Habitat Communities
Evergreen has published a guide to creating a natural habitat community. It's online and ready to be downloaded.
Environment Canada has several funding programs. Check here.
WeConserve also has a great page for funding sources.
Ministry of Natural Resources land stewardship program
Changing Your World
A little video that calls consumers to action
See video here
Green your community with the help of TD.
Funding for our first Pollinator Patch
The funding for the plants in our pilot Pollinator Patch came from BEAN -- the Biodiversity Education and Awareness Network -- part of Biodiversity Ontario. BEAN encourages us to
Retain, Restore, Replace, Recover