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“Less Plastic!” Let’s Make a Boomerang Bag #2!: Sat., Nov. 24

We had so much fun, we are doing it again! Workshop to make grocery clothbags from your worn-out clothes. We call them Boomerang Bags – they keep coming back for more groceries. The original idea comes from Australia where they … Continue reading

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Burned — Are Trees the New Coal?

A compelling new film about the rise of the biomass industry is on tour now in Nova Scotia. The Ecology Action Centre with support from TREPA (Tusket River Environmental Protection Association) and other local community groups across Nova Scotia are … Continue reading

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Access to Water Quality Reports

— John Sollows Folks have been asking me about public access to the various reports on water quality done by the Nova Scotia Department of the Environment, Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture, a raft of volunteers, and us TREPA folks. … Continue reading

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Yarmouth Chimney Swift Walk July 24

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More on Saving Hemlocks from the Woolly Adelgid

— John Sollows Ron Neville of Canada Food Inspection Agency, who gave April’s talk on this serious pest, gave me contacts for Donne McPhee, when I asked about banking seed. Ron advised that the seed bank in Frederiction is at … Continue reading

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