Posts Tagged ‘canada’

Dr. Diane Saxe on Ontario’s Protected Land Shortfall Nov 15

Kawartha Land Trust is Hosting: Dr. Saxe will be talking about the commitment Canada has made to the Convention on Biological Diversity, a major international treaty to protect at least 10% of its marine and coastal areas and 17% of its land by 2020. In her Good Choices, Bad Choices, the 2017 Environmental Protection Report,…

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An Update: Neonics vs Bees, Birds and the Planet

this blog was written by Julie Lopez, the Digital Campaign Organizer at Nature Canada. Nature Canada is thankful of the support that our Petition to ban the use of Neonics has received. By taking a stand against neonics, we can apply pressure to decision makers, and ensure Canada catches up to other places in protecting…

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Take part in the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count

Friends of the Earth Take part in the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count Canada’s wild native bees are in trouble – can you help? The Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count takes place annually during July and August, when the bumble bees are most active. Bee Spotters from across Canada take part to help us all…

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Turtles: Canada’s culture in a shell

Blanding’s turtle, Frontenac Arch Natural Area, ON (Photo by Ryan M. Bolton) May 23, 2018 | by Raechel Bonomo It was a gloomy day in southern Ontario. Although the canoe I paddled in was quiet, the landscape — filled with croaks and chirping — was anything but. Ten feet away, a small creature emerged from the glass-like water to stretch its tiny head from…

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The Protected Places Declaration – Ontario Nature

Email the governments of Ontario and Canada Sign the declaration to show you care about protected places and ask the governments of Ontario and Canada to meet the commitment to protect at least 17 percent of lands and inland waters by 2020. https://protected-places.good.do/OntarioNature/declaration/

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Parks Canada’s new mobile app

Parks Canada’s new mobile app has all the essentials you’ll need to plan a successful trip. Discover Parks Canada’s lesser-known hidden gems, tag special events you don’t want to miss, create a personalized packing list, unlock fun frames and stickers and instantly share your photos to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The app is available for…

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