Environment

‘Geese, gizmos and globetrotters’ — MVFN talk on March 21

Geese, gizmos and globetrotters: how ecology and technology contribute to the conservation of Canada’s Arctic birds Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) are pleased to invite...

The Futility of Roadside Spraying

Theresa Peluso In 2016, when Lanark County began its campaign to eradicate wild parsnip, it included Martin Street North on its list of roadsides to...

Reader strongly opposes County spraying for Wild Parsnip

Open letter to Dr. Paula Stewart, Public Health Officer for Lanark County:  regarding the ill-conceived and dangerous plan to spray water-soluble poisons on our...

Residents deliver climate change letter to MP Scott Reid

Urgent Request Delivered to MP Scott Reid Why did a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens of Lanark County show up at the office of...

Children’s Water Festival at Mill of Kintail, Sept. 26

Mill of Kintail Conservation Area to be flooded with students for Children’s Water Festival Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) along with its partners is pleased...

Group is concerned about herbicide use on County roads

Friends of Lanark County's Response to Lanark County's 2018 Spray Program Starting in mid-May, Lanark County used Clearview herbicide along County roads in an effort to...

Disappointing results reported by the Plastic Reduction Team

by Theresa Peluso Last April we, consisting of five members of the Plastic Reduction Team, advertised a campaign to encourage all residents to participate in...

Lanark County:  Green or greenwashing?

by Theresa Peluso Time and again, we have seen attempts by corporations to greenwash their activities; to disseminate distorted information so as to present an...

Of ticks, trees, and pesticides

by Chandler Swain On Monday evening Diana Beresford-Kroeger,  a world recognized author, medical biochemist and botanist,  presented her film Call of The Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees at...

Help track plastic bottle litter, April 15-30

The Plastic Reduction Team needs your help to combat Plastic Pollution! Plastic pollution is everywhere, damaging our environment and affecting human health.  But we can...

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