Archive for April, 2011
A series of articles by James G. Workman present the paradoxes of water conservation and a new way to promote conservation in cities.
BurlingtonGreen’s spring newsletter is now available at http://www.burlingtongreen.org/images/downloads/spring%202011%20newsletter.pdf.
The bald eagle has returned to nest again around Lake Ontario’s shores thanks to efforts from the Royal Botanical Gardens. Two young bald eagles have settled down at a nesting site inside Cootes Paradise Marsh.
See story at http://www.insidehalton.com/community/article/973589.
Conservation Halton has installed a viewing platform to protect a vernal pool breeding area for the Jefferson Salamander. The pool was previously threatened by visitors trampling the site alongside a high-traffic trail at Hilton Falls.
The Royal Botanical Gardens is offering Sow & Grow, a series of workshops for 5-7 year-olds. Participants learn how to grow, care for and harvest their own vegetables and flowers. Saturday afternoons from May 14 to June 25. $85.