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Funding for Rural Water Quality and Habitat Improvement Projects

We just received this information and learned there is no deadline to apply for funding!      Landowners in Hamilton and Halton Conservation Authorities’ watersheds are eligible to receive grants toward the cost of eligible and approved water quality and habitat improvement projects that reflect beneficial management practices.     Funds are being delivered through the Hamilton-Halton
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Artists With Greenbelt Exhibition Seek Venues

Here’s some unusual news about some artists who have responded creatively to the Greenbelt legislation.      Artists Michelle Teitsma, Kim Rempel and Jan Yates have been working for over a year on a project examining the Greenbelt legislation in southern Ontario. Their combined body of work challenges preconceptions and presents a diverse and compelling exploration of the
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Spring 2010 Out, But So Are Thieves!

     It’s a case of good news, bad news. The good news: our spring issue has been mailed out to our subscribers, giving them first crack at it as always, and we’re hearing good things about it. One of my nephews particularly likes one of the ads on page 15, so you’ll have to check
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Agriculture Protecting the Environment at Guelph Organic Conference

     Escarpment Views is a media sponsor for the Guelph Organic Conference again this year. It will take place at University of Guelph from Jan. 29 to 31, 2010. Here is some more information about it:        We all have a shared goal of protecting the common environment. This includes the biodiversity of landscapes,
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Gift Idea: Escarpment Views Notecards

     Just in time for last-minute Christmas shopping, we’re announcing a new page on our website, where we hope to offer unique products for sale. We have begun by showing Escarpment Views blank notecards.      I always have blank notecards available. I use them for all occasions, writing my own messages for birthdays, congratulations, sometimes
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Subscribe and Benefit Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy

     We’re pretty pleased to announce a new initiative through our subscriptions. Just in time for seasonal gift giving, we’re inviting people to do a good deed for nature along the Niagara Escarpment.      Here’s the deal: if you take out a subscription, for yourself, friends, family or business associates, we will give $5 from
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Kubota’s Contest Closes Oct. 31!

     Anyone with a farm, rural property or acreage might love Kubota’s utility vehicle. It’s great for hauling equipment, building materials, hay or firewood over rough terrain without the need for an attached wagon. The Kubota RTV 500-V [oops — I’ve been informed it should be RTV500-A] is the grand prize in a draw that
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