Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities

Free webinar Dec 17, 2020 at 2pm MST to learn about biodiverse home gardens in Canadian cities! Hear “from Professor Nina-Marie Lister, Author Lorraine Johnson, and Environmental Lawyer David Donnelly, about the ecological significance of advancing biodiversity through natural gardens and native plants in the City along with the challenges faced by the current stateContinue reading “Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities”

Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities

Free webinar Dec 17, 2020 at 2pm MST to learn about biodiverse home gardens in Canadian cities! Hear “from Professor Nina-Marie Lister, Author Lorraine Johnson, and Environmental Lawyer David Donnelly, about the ecological significance of advancing biodiversity through natural gardens and native plants in the City along with the challenges faced by the current stateContinue reading “Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities”

Government of Canada – Net Zero by 2050

Canada introduced a new bill this month to “legally bind the Government to a process to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.” Read more about it here: https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/news/2020/11/government-of-canada-charts-course-for-clean-growth-by-introducing-bill-to-legislate-net-zero-emissions-by-2050.html

Video – Sustainable Community in Edmonton now Selling Homes

The city of Edmonton has been working with sustainable companies to create a new, urban neighbourhood unlike any in Canada. “The vision for Blatchford is a neighbourhood that is carbon neutral and powered entirely by renewable energy. Building a truly sustainable development like Blatchford will require an ambitious approach to energy usage, creativity, and innovation.Continue reading “Video – Sustainable Community in Edmonton now Selling Homes”

Film, 2019 – There’s Something in the Water

This documentary (currently available on Netflix) takes a look at the close relationship between environmental issues and racism, coined as “environmental racism.” Focused in Nova Scotia, Canada, director Elliot Page (formerly known as Ellen Page) meets with women leading efforts to create much-needed change in their communities. Watch the trailer below.