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Create Healthy Yards in Milton

Want to upgrade your yard, but don’t know where to start? Conservation Halton is offering a series of four free workshops in May to help Milton homeowners create a healthy yard and understand the impact of their yards and neighbourhoods on local water quality. Conservation Halton has assembled a team of experts who will lead
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Green Products & Services for Niagara Escarpment Residents

The Green Living Show in Toronto this past weekend was a great place to meet plenty of interesting people. Mike and I ran into some past and present (and maybe even future?) advertisers.   Monica Fuda and Krystle Coates were staffing a booth to promote Trees Ontario, which has subsidies available to people who want
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Rod Muir, Sierra Club of Canada, in Milton

Miltongreen Environmental Association sent us this news about an event this week: See the motivating presentation by Rod Muir of the Sierra Club Canada about Waste Diversion – the quick, cheap, and yes easy-means to achieving Sustainability! Then, join workshops on smart and practical approaches to events, celebrations and gift giving!This ecofriendly event is held
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Escarpment Views at Halton Eco Festival on Saturday

Escarpment Views will be one of the exhibitors at the Halton Eco Festival this Saturday, April 9. Come and say hello to Mike and me (Gloria) and pick up any back issues you’re missing –for free! The current issue and subscriptions will be available for sale. Here is news from the Festival organizers about other
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OMB Denies Rockfort Quarry Application: CCC Applauds

Here is an important statement in response to the news that the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has denied the Rockfort Quarry application:      The Coalition of Concerned Citizens of Caledon applauds the OMB decision having to do with the James Dick Construction Limited Rockfort Quarry application for an open pit dolostone mine at Winston Churchill and
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Using Up Nature

The following is an opinion piece by Arlene Kennedy of Tobermory. We’re pleased to post it in full here.      True confession…I am beginning to suspect that I am a megalomaniac. I like big ideas, overarching theories and the “big picture,” both figuratively and literally, since as an art collector I own several rather large
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