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Five creatures that want us to fight climate change

Five creatures that want us to fight climate change WWF OCTOBER 24, 2018 Wildlife in Canada are in trouble, and climate change is making matters worse. These five species-at-risk – including a rabbit-like creature the weight of a baseball that climbs mountains and a beach-loving shorebird – are vulnerable to the changing climate, and stand…

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Help the Canadian Government Write a Bolder Vision for its Forest

Help the Canadian Government Write a Bolder Vision for its Forest The Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) is championing the creation of A Vision for Canada’s Forests: 2018 and Beyond and welcoming input from Canadians like you. This is our opportunity to remind decision-makers of what we value the most about Canada’s majestic forests.…

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Bioblitz for Biodiversity Public · Hosted by Ecology Park and Green Up June 2nd

Saturday, June 2 at 10 AM – 3 PM Ecology Park 1899 Ashburnham Dr, Peterborough, Ontario K9L1P8 Join us for the first annual GreenUP Ecology Park Bioblitz, in partnership with the Biodiversity Education and Awareness Network (BEAN), and as part of the 100in1Day event. Learn about local flora and fauna in Peterborough from special guest and local naturalist, Drew…

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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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Go Wild Community Grants, presented by TELUS

Go Wild Community Grants are designed to connect Canadians with nature where they live, and build on that connection to create enduring change locally so that nature across Canada can thrive now and into the future. WWF-Canada and TELUS are proud to support groups and individuals working to restore habitat, monitor species at risk, protect…

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The Government of Canada hits a home run for biodiversity conservation

Now, the Government of Ontario needs to step up to the plate Wolf Lake © Ryan Mariotti Ontario, February 27, 2018 – A partnership of Indigenous and environmental groups commended the Canadian government for tabling the best federal budget for biodiversity conservation in decades. The budget creates hope that Canada will meet its commitment to…

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Celebrating Nature at Trent U February 12, 7pm Market Hall

Trent University’s campus is a unique network of natural areas that support an incredible amount of biodiversity, a natural laboratory for learning, and an extensive trail system. The natural areas and wildlife, however, are at risk because of Trent’s goal of accelerated development of Trent lands. Join us for an engaging discussion about the biodiversity…

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National Advisory Panel

Some great news from our friends at CPAWS. In partnership with conservation groups across the country the national advisory panel will work to better protect biodiversity for generations to come. More information from the media release can be found here: http://cpaws.org/…/cpaws-welcomes-announcement-of-ministeri…

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Biodiversity of Thickson’s Woods April 12, 2017

I hope you were able to attend April’s monthly meeting. Phill gave us a wonderful presentation on Thickson’s Woods and we were treated to a beautiful slideshow of Moth’s they have caught there. Thickson’s Woods is the last remnant of old-growth pines on the north shore of Lake Ontario. When in 1983 those pines were…

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