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Apple Pie Fest & Classic Car Show, September 18

For the first time since 2019, the...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – August 13, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  Canada's Minister of Sport...

The Pakenham horse show rides on, August 20

Good news! On August 20th the Pakenham...

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Youth for Climate Action’s plant drive

Create your own pollinator garden with our planting starter pack! Many pollinators, particularly native pollinators, are endangered species. The Swallowtail Butterfly, the Yellow-Banded Bumblebee and the Rusty Patched Bumblebee are...

Cavanagh quarry seeks to undo environmental protections

Submitted by Friends of Burnt Lands Thomas Cavanagh Construction has applied to the City of Ottawa to reverse the existing EP3 environmental protection of 18 hectares of land immediately bordering...

Idling and the bottom line

We are all feeling the current pinch at the pumps. This is therefore a good time to examine how smart driving practices -like driving slower and stopping idling -...

Idling and kids

Climate change is an issue that everyone is aware of. Left unchecked, our children and grandchildren face a bleak future, so for their sake...

Your next steps in the climate challenge

a FREE series of 4 seminars at the Almonte branch library Local expert Bill Eggertson offers in-person lectures at the Almonte branch library, 7 to...

Local couple receives prestigious conservation award

Cathy and Paul Keddy recently received a prestigious Ottawa Field Naturalists’ Club Conservation Award for their work on land conservation in Lanark County. The...

Leaf Project – thank you, everyone

The fall rush is behind us. In the calm of this deep freeze, we want to say thanks to so many people who donated...

New hiking trail open

One of the newest gems to discover in Almonte is a 4.2 km recreational trail for hiking, mountain biking and skiing through the forest...

Take a simple step to curb climate change

Like the rest of Canadians, the citizens of Lanark County and Smiths Falls watched in fear and sympathy as B.C. was first roasted, then...

Leaves still needed to help local farmers

Would you like your fall leaves to again this year be used to help Almonte-area farmers regenerate overworked soil and to take a small...

Resident climate survey launched: 13 minutes of your time to help save the planet

Climate Change - for something that is so large, what can the individual do that is meaningful? Climate Network Lanark has a small ask:...

Environmental concerns about river development at Almonte

by Neil Carleton Development in or along the Mississippi River has the potential to adversely affect the ecosystem.  This includes the flora and fauna of...

Your fall leaves can help local farmers

Would you like your fall leaves to again this year be used to help Almonte-area farmers regenerate overworked soil and to take a small...

Program empowers youth to be leaders in wilderness protection

CPAWS-OV Launches 2021-2022 Canadian Wilderness Stewardship Program Gatineau, August 18, 2021- The Ottawa Valley chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS-OV) is now...

Public sector member sought for drinking water committee

Public sector member wanted for Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Committee MISSISSIPPI AND RIDEAU WATERSHEDS — The Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Region (MRSPR) is seeking a Source Protection Committee...

Zoom Discussion: Living on Earth as if We’d Like to Stay

Want to find out how to have More Fun & Less Stuff? On Tuesday, March 16 at 7pm, theHumm presents a Zoom discussion with...

Lanark family business makes eco-friendly coffins

Earthbound Coffins makes handcrafted, eco-friendly coffins from Lanark County timber. We use locally sourced materials and suppliers. We even make the rope handles together...

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