Pocket Gardens and Trout Lilies

by Philip Fry  It is difficult for most of us to know what to do about the loss of biodiversity taking place right under our...

Wild Ginger, Bloodroot and Volunteers

by Philip Fry As I wandered along our lane watching early wildflowers begin to show, it occurred to me that there are similarities between these...

The restorative potential of the Ferguson Forestry Centre

by Philip Fry A reader recently wrote to me about her property, asking for suggestions about what might be done to clean, restore, and plant...

Working to Enhance Our Habitat

by Philip Fry Not long after my last contribution to this column, I received an email message questioning my purposes. I was asked: “What is...
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Recycled Materials: Why they’re better for our community and our homes

by Jackie Edwards With the climate crisis still a growing threat, people are trying to find more ways to attain sustainability. In Canada, the government...

A major obstacle to Greening our Municipality

by Philip Fry During recent weeks, my plan to discuss wildflower gardening as a means of reducing the impact of  CO2 emissions on our “quilted”...

Greening Green Energy

by Philip Fry After weeks of little response, I have been overwhelmed with informative and encouraging messages, some brief and focused, others full of exciting...

Protecting plant health essential to sustainability: New report

GLOBE NEWSWIRE From farms to forests, Canada’s plants face increasingly complex threats and protecting them is imperative to sustain the health and wealth they provide,...

Energy:The Transition to Electricity

by Philip Fry The Provincial Government has stitched many of the threads that bind the three layers of our landscape quilt together. Complementing our access...

A New Year’s Agenda for Environmental Adaptation

by Philip Fry I was spurred to begin this column by the October 2021 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and a survey...