Invasive Brown Marmorated Stink Bug found in Merrickville

by William Langenberg We have a new pest. Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) is an excellent hitchhiker and extremely invasive. It made its way...

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”...

Obvious Snails

by Fred Schueler, Fragile Inheritance Natural History When a species has “obvia” as its specific epithet, and it’s so conspicuous that you can survey its...

Enhancing the eco-values of our patchwork landscape

by Philip Fry We should, I think, be content with the patchwork landscape we have inherited and how it is being currently governed at both...

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...

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...

Interbreeding with Aliens

by Fred Schueler & Aleta Karstad, Fragile Inheritance Natural History On the radio and internet, you often encounter pitches for stories or movies of unknown...

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...

Green & Growing?

submitted by Fred Schueler After it was formed by provincial amalgamation of three municipalities, North Grenville burdened itself with the paradoxical motto “Green & Growing,”...

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...

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