Thank you to the many supporters who, from day one to now, have been ready to step up to support our fledging network and help us grow.
The purpose of the Lanark County Community Grants Program is to responsibly distribute County funds to support non-profit agencies and organizations who serve Lanark County. Grants are awarded to local projects that have a direct impact on the people of our community or an indirect impact by increasing the capacity of organizations to initiate and sustain local projects.
Nature Canada is one of the oldest national nature conservation charities in Canada. For 80 years, Nature Canada has helped protect over 110 million acres of parks and wildlife areas in Canada and countless species. Today, Nature Canada represents a network of over 100,000 members and supporters and more than 800 nature organizations.
Founded in 2002, the Perth & District Community Foundation (PDCF) has been connecting donors to causes that matter. PDCF pools the charitable gifts of many donors into an income-earning endowment that provides grants to programs targeting youth, seniors, health, education, the environment, arts and culture, sports and recreation and social development in our catchment area.
The Gosling Foundation supports transformation of the nature sector to enable it to protect and restore biodiversity for the benefit of all. We’re a small, private foundation established by Dr. Philip R. Gosling, a successful entrepreneur, naturalist, birder and co-founder of the Bruce Trail.
EcoPerth has been promoting local action on climate change for the past 25 years. EcoPerth has initiated many projects, supporting municipalities in and around Lanark County and with special focus on renewable energy and local food.
INDIVIDUAL DONATION: The generous support of several anonymous donors, as well as Mi Casa Theatre, whose contributions helped us get started and established.
Lanark County and Smiths Falls are in the midst of developing their Climate Action Plan for us, and are looking at a long list of actions and innovative projects. As part of the plan, they have to set two targets to reduce local Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) over the next...
Chandler Swain looks into Ye Merrie olde low carbon holiday season! plunging into X-mas trees and re-imagined gifts with an eye to your Christmas carbon footprint. .. read more
Lanark County students, Jordan-Anne Rich of Almonte and Clara Misener of Perth, have been highlighted by the David Suzuki Foundation for their contributions to the National Butterflyway project. .. read more
Now might be the time for you to re-examine your investments in light of your concerns for climate change. Mark Carney, one of Canada’s leading thinkers on money matters and the climate, believes there are lots of opportunities to make money on green investments. .....
Susan Bamber rides her bicycle all year round, no matter what the weather, but she doesn’t see herself as an eco-warrior. She grew up in a family that was aware of our impact on the planet and followed a waste-not-want-not- lifestyle, and she has just organized her...
Instead of bagging up and hauling fallen leaves to the curb, Scott Hortop hopes you dump them on his property. .. read more
Climate Network Lanark send a list of questions relevant to climate change in Lanark County to the 4 candidates in the federal election.
Since September 2020 CNL has written monthly in this column about the work on-going in the organization to find local solutions to and promote action on Climate Change. Now this work is being focused toward advising Lanark County Council on making an effective Climate...
In September, I attended the Ontario Nature Youth Summit for Mother Earth 2021. Hosted virtually this year due to the pandemic, it consisted of workshops and discussions led by Indigenous Elders, scientists and researchers, as well as challenges to get youth thinking...
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