Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thriving – sustainably – in the long term

by Theresa Peluso Part 4:  Synchronizing the local economy with our natural and social capital In Part 3, I compared Mississippi Mills' environmental performance with that...

Open letter to premier on Endangered Species Act

Premier Kathleen Wynne, Main Legislative Building, Room 281, Queen's Park, Toronto ON M7A 1A1 Re: Bully Bills or Responsible Stewardship? What will be the legacy of your leadership for...

Just what are we spraying on our roadsides?

A true story in five short chapters by Theresa Peluso Ever since the news first surfaced last May that Lanark County was planning to conduct a...

New signs to mark drinking water protection zones

Mississippi and Rideau Watersheds, January 4, 2016 – There will soon be new road signs appearing in some communities in eastern Ontario. These signs...

The other side of the turtle fence

Gretta Bradley The extinction of the dodo bird was so spectacularly quick that it became forever synonymous with the disappearance of anything short lived. The...

MVFN concludes Burnt Lands Alvar campaign

Submitted by Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists The almost year-long efforts of the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) to oppose a proposed small development at the...

Roadside weed spraying program to continue

Release from Lanark County Council Council passed a motion to continue a roadside weed spraying program in 2016 for all county roads for two consecutive...

White Lake blue-green algae test results in

The White Lake Preservation Project has received results for the determination of levels of microsystins in the water sample taken from White Lake on...

Almonte’s Holy Name of Mary Catholic School participates in OneWater Education Program

The OCWA OneWater™ Education Program was born in 2014 out of a desire to strengthen and formalize our commitment to water literacy. Working with...

Local “Hit Squad” member is fighting invasive species

Invasive species student on the job in the Mississippi Valley Watershed Invasive species pose a growing threat to Ontario’s biodiversity and cause millions of dollars...
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