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Sun May 29 – Milkweed at Christie Pits

Milkweed plants are available at Christie Pitts park on Sunday May 29/2016.  For $20, you’ll get three milkweed plants, each in a 4-inch pot.  Choose from two varieties of milkweed: swamp (pink/mauve) and butterfly (orange).  Common milkweed is sold out. For … Continue reading

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Gas Stations with Climate Change Warnings

Several years ago, Robert Shirkey at Our Horizon made a presentation to GW32 about his project for climate warning labels on gas pumps.  Here is a great article by  Atlantic Monthly about his recent success in North Vancouver!  Wonderful news!

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Fall 2015 at Beach Hill Gardens

                   

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OMB rules in favour of ‘Shell’ site developer‏

Disappointing news reached us today that the OMB has ruled largely in favour of the developer proposal for the ‘Shell’ site at Queen and Woodbine (re the proposed condo building at the North-East corner of Queen & Woodbine (beside the … Continue reading

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Our Horizon – Climate Initiative

We all know about climate change, but don’t always do the things we could! At our most recent GW32 meeting, Rob Shirkey, a local environmentalist, presented his initiative to raise awareness of climate change issues in a creative and inexpensive way! We … Continue reading

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Nov 29 – Hosting Events in Parks. Funding Sources

Just found a great site for people who are interested in making Toronto Parks better.  Two links are particularly useful: Events: http://www.parkpeople.ca/events (see the Nov 29 event, 6-7:30 pm ‘Hosting Community Events in Parks, includes a talk by Friends of Withrow Park, held … Continue reading

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Beach Metro News: The Greener Side of the Beach by Martina Rowley

Starting this month (Nov/12), GW32 member Martina Rowley will be writing a regular environmental column in Beach Metro News.  Here is a link to her first column which introduces local groups in our area with an environmental focus!  http://www.beachmetro.com/2012/11/07/intro-greener-side-beach/ .

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