CLIMATE NETWORK LANARK
How do I take Action on Climate Change in Lanark and Smiths Falls?
Our Working Groups meet monthly to share, learn, plan and above all, take action. Check them out below to learn more:
CLIMATE NETWORK LANARK ASKS Questions of Candidates in the Federal Election for Lanark, Frontenac, Kingston The Respones Scott Reid (Conservative) no response Michelle Foxton (Liberal) Steve Garrison (NDP) Calvin Neufeld (Green) Michelle Foxton (Liberal) As an...
In the last 10 or 15 years, Lanark Highlands has attracted a lot of retirees – I’m one of them -- and most of us come with our retirement funds, large or small. Retirement funds have a lot of power, because they represent the money we have ‘loaned’ to various...
While Susan Berlin wrote this to give Lanark Highlands residents insight into evaluating their own Official Plan, it’s a very helpful read for the rest of us in Lanark County. All of our lower-tier municipalities are revising their Official Plans this year (except...
Seeing our beautiful oaks and apple trees regrowing a second set of leaves after the devastation of the LDD moth invasion earlier this summer, it seems like regrowth and regeneration are possible just when we need it. This theme is truly alive in many local farms...
Though it was a cool, rainy afternoon in Perth, environmentalists knew that burning hot temperatures were a searing reality in Canada. .. read more and watch video
Did you think about butterflies or bees when designing your outdoor space? Did you include a variety of native pollinator plants, and leave out pesticides and herbicides? If yes, we would love you to fill out our form https://forms.gle/D3XuHzsdPjLhrE2p7 so we can add...
Clara Misener, a volunteer Butterflyway Ranger with the David Suzuki Foundation’s Butterflyway Project tells us all about the effort to create pollinator gardens in Lanark County, and their importance. ... Listen to Radio Interview
If you’re wondering what’s going on in Lanark with Climate Action and how you can contribute, consider this: municipal governments control or influence half of all greenhouse gas emissions produced locally. .. Read More
One thing that is increasingly on many gardeners’ minds is how we can enhance our growing spaces to help all the pollinators that we rely on. Some research into the issue reveals that climate change, pesticide use and habitat loss around the world have caused a large...
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