Peace on Earth
A 1939 cartoon for your enjoyment. The end of war.
Avocados and Monarchs
The growing popularity of avocados may hurt threatens the winter home of our Monarchs. The growth of avocado sales has Mexican farmers extending the areas planted in avocados. Read why this is a danger to the protected Monarch wintering area.
Mexican avocado trade and Monarchs
Christmas plants bring colour to your home. On this page are some instructions for the three most common flowering Christmas plants from the Old Farmer's Almanac.
Read about Christmas plants here
Pollinators in Peril
A great TED talk by Marla Spivak
Which is Greener--
A real Christmas tree or an artificial one?
An article by David Suzuki
Real vs Artificial
Garden for Wildlife
The National Wildlife Federation has a site with great suggestions for creating a
Certified Wildlife Habitat.
Two Booklets for you
First the OHA booklet on planting for bees.
And another booklet on using Rain Barrels
Environment Canada has several funding programs. Check here.
WeConserve also has a great page for funding sources.
Ministry of Natural Resources land stewardship program
Environment Canada has funding for programs and for youth employment
The Story of Change
A little video that calls consumers to action
See video here
I'm a victim of thigmomorphogenesis!