Environment

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...

Council discusses herbicide spraying next week

EDITOR'S NOTE: We recently recieved the following letter, and separately this report, relating to an upcoming debate on roadside herbicide spraying in the area. On...

Natural Heritage System is about big players, not landowners

by Gretta Bradley I think there is one thing on which we can all agree: the rules and regulations around making changes to your property...

Government’s responsibility to protect

by R. Sukhu As most people know, we have three levels of government: the federal, the provincial and the municipal.  One of the primary purpose...

Partners in Environmental Sustainability?

Lanark County and Friends of Lanark County -- Partners in Environmental Sustainability? By Theresa Peluso Three years ago, when Lanark County first considered spraying their roadsides with...

Disappointment over County spraying vote

MAY 28, 2017 — The Friends of Lanark County are disappointed that – given the opportunity for Lanark County Council to reverse the decision...

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