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Plastic Surgery: An operation that reduces the plastic in our lives

 by Theresa Peluso  A little over 150 years ago, plastic didn’t exist.  Now, in the 21st century, it has insinuated itself into every facet of...

A fascinating look at the drought of 2012

by Theresa Peluso  Imagine living in a place and time where access to safe drinking water and adequate water for your basic needs is a...

A Bird’s Eye View of Lanark County

by Theresa Peluso This is the second-last article in my series describing how the flora and fauna in Lanark County have changed over the last...

What kind of Christmas tree should I get?

by Theresa Peluso Ah, Christmas, the season of peace and goodwill toward men.  And also the season of giving and getting, when we’re told no...

Mean and Green – Alien plants Part 2: Green, and really mean

Last month, in Part 1 of this two part series, I described a number of plants that are non-native to Lanark County. These plants...

Mean and green

by Theresa Peluso Part 1: Green, but not so mean As gardeners everywhere in Lanark County yank out yet another pesky weed from their lawn or...

Alien insects: The gardener’s nemesis

by Theresa Peluso How does your garden grow? Are alien insects a challenge? Most of my previous articles have described changes to Lanark County’s natural environment...

Where have all the amphibians and reptiles gone?

by Theresa Peluso Let’s start with a possible obituary for several species of amphibians and reptiles that were common in Eastern Ontario as recently as...

Are fish at risk in Lanark County?

by Theresa Peluso In the media you’ll find news about endangered fish stocks in so many places – oceans, lakes, rivers—in every part of the...

Changes to Lanark County’s natural environment 1982-2012

by Theresa Peluso  Cliff Bennett has observed these changes:  Winters are more varied; i.e., peaks and valleys on a chart are steeper and closer together.Climate change? Bird...

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