Natural Resources Management

Watching: Guelph Rotary Forest

Watching: Guelph Rotary Forest

grandriverca — April 25, 2010 — Third year of the Guelph Rotary Forest tree planting project at Guelph Lake Conservation Area. Families, groups, clubs and individuals volunteer each year on Earth Day to create a 40-hectare forest over 12 years. People of all ages and backgrounds come out for this event. A very special thank […]

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Ending Ontario's Mining Act misery

Ending Ontario's Mining Act misery

News Release from Ecojustice: Toronto, Nov 5, 2008 – Two major environmental groups released a legal report today highlighting serious flaws in Ontario’s antiquated Mining Act that has lead to more than a century of conflict between mining companies, the public and Aboriginal peoples. Prepared by the Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy (CIELAP) […]

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Ontario to protect vast swath of forest

Ontario to protect vast swath of forest

Ontario will protect a huge swath of its northern boreal forest in an effort to fight climate change and save polar bears and other threatened species. At least 225,000 square kilometres of the boreal forest – an area 1.5 times the size of the Maritimes – will be set aside for permanent protection, Premier Dalton […]

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One Millionth Atlantic Salmon Stocked

One Millionth Atlantic Salmon Stocked

McGuinty Government Supports Lake Ontario Atlantic Salmon Restoration Program TORONTO, May 28 /CNW/ – The Lake Ontario Atlantic Salmon Restoration Program has reached a major milestone with the stocking of the one millionth Atlantic salmon. Bringing back wild populations of Atlantic salmon to Lake Ontario is one of the largest freshwater conservation projects in North […]

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CSA FARM DIRECTORY NOW ONLINE

CSA FARM DIRECTORY NOW ONLINE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2008 Kingston, Ontario ONTARIO CSA FARM DIRECTORY NOW ONLINE Empowering Consumers with Alternative Food Choices while Helping the Environment   Canadians yearn for healthier food choices but those choices are difficult to find. One alternative food choice is Community Supported Agriculture where local farmers offer a better solution to grocery […]

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Ontario Urban Forest Council

Ontario Urban Forest Council

The Ontario Urban Forest Council (OUFC) is a non-profit group that works to advance the conservation and maintenance of urban forests across Ontario. We also provide technical support for groups addressing urban forestry issues and offer various workshops on a wide range of topics. We work in partnership with all sectors, bringing together professionals, academics, […]

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Protecting Ontario's boreal forests is a win-win-win

Protecting Ontario's boreal forests is a win-win-win

For politicians, a win-win scenario is rare. Every political issue seems to have its diametrically opposed interests, perpetually lined up for battle and rarely satiated. So when someone suggests a win-win-win scenario, eyebrows and suspicions tend to be raised. The Globe’s web-exclusive comment, by Robert Bateman, Farley Mowat and David Suzuki…

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Major project launched on moraine to encourage landowner conservation

Major project launched on moraine to encourage landowner conservation

(King City, April 3, 2006) A major new landowner information project, created by 23 conservation and environmental organizations working together to provide co-coordinated conservation services, has been launched in selected areas of the Oak Ridges Moraine.

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Farmers slow food delivery in push for financial aid

Farmers slow food delivery in push for financial aid

Ontario farmers are slowing the delivery of food to grocery stores in their latest effort to push government for more aid to compete against subsidized agricultural producers from abroad.

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8,000km of controversial road pulled from Mining Maps.

8,000km of controversial road pulled from Mining Maps.

CPAWS Wildlands League and Sierra Legal Defence Fund succeeded in having 8,000km of roads pulled from mining maps on the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (MNDM) website. The groups found that MNDM disregarded the confidential nature of over 8,000km of logging roads in Algonquin Provincial Park.

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