Monthly Archives: May 2011

Workshop for new gardeners

Workshop for the New Gardener TREPA News followers will be pleased to learn that the Tri County Local Food Network is hosting a workshop for people who want that to know how to start and care for their backyard garden. Bill Rose, … Continue reading

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Wind energy reaches 20% of electrical generation in NS

  Wind energy generation in Nova Scotia reached 250 MW at 12:00 a.m. on April 24, representing 20% of the province’s electricity generation at the time. “This is an exciting milestone for Nova Scotia. Recent projects coming online mean that … Continue reading

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Food workshop in Yarmouth

FOOD PRESERVATION & SAFETY FOR FOOD ENTREPRENEURS WORKSHOP: Cape Breton: Gaelic College (St. Ann’s): June 16, 2011 (8:30-4:30) Yarmouth: NSCC Burridge Campus: June 21, 2011 (8:30-4:30) $30 per person, pre-registration required, lunch provided This workshop will feature the fundamentals of … Continue reading

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Movie on Fracking

The government is seeking public input in regards  to environmental issues with fracking. The deadline is June 6!  There is an opportunity on May 30th to inform yourselves and then make submissions to the government at: The movie “Gasland” … Continue reading

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Letter on the environment

TREPA has received the following letter from the Minister of the Environment, Stirling Belliveau, with a request to distribute it to those who may be interested in what the government is doing. As world leaders in recycling and waste diversion, … Continue reading

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