Posts Tagged ‘Natural’

Native gardening 101

Protect native biodiversity by greening your garden By introducing native plants and some strategic design features to your garden, you can provide patches of natural habitat for many species. A well-designed backyard can offer birds and pollinators like butterflies more living space, feeding opportunities and the safety of cover from predators. By enhancing and restoring…

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Seasons on the Moraine Summer Event Series

Exploring nature as the seasons unfold on the Oak ridges Moraine. Walk our neighbouring Ballyduff Trails with expert naturalists. Re-discover the natural world and enjoy a great meal at the farm. Seasons on the Moraine are not-for-profit events. They are held in collaboration with our neighbours on lands protected by the Kawartha Land Trust. They…

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City of Peterborough Natural Heritage System

Steward’s Notes Last week I had the opportunity to show Hayden Watters from CBC the natural heritage system map of Peterborough. I had never intended the popularity of the map to take off in the way it did, I simply needed a visual aide. Follow us around the city as we explore the different “transit…

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2018 Speaker Series

Peterborough County Stewardship invites you to attend the upcoming speaker series that will include a variety of different natural resource related topics. Please see the attached flyer photo for topics and dates! There will be a speaker each month from February – May! Feel free to invite friends and family that may be interested 😁

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The importance of community voices in natural heritage systems planning

Currently, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) is seeking feedback on how it will develop a natural heritage system for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH). If we want clean air, clean water and a rich diversity of plant and animal life to sustain present and future generations, we need a strong natural heritage…

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Fatal flaws in MNRF’s climate adaptation strategy

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has released its climate adaptation strategy, Naturally Resilient, for public comment. The strategy is chock-full of fine sounding goals and intentions. Yet clear commitments, priorities and time-bound targets – needed to drive action, ensure financing and enable assessment of progress – are conspicuously missing. Ontario needs more…

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