Native Plant Sourcing Southwestern Ontario – 2018

Native Plant Sourcing Southwestern Ontario – 2018

Gardening native –  most of us know why, but sometimes get stuck on the where and when – see below for a listing of native plant events in Southwestern Ontario so you can add to your collection in 2018!  If you know of any that are missing please send us...
Protected Places Canada – Conserve 17% of Lands

Protected Places Canada – Conserve 17% of Lands

Summary: Canada committed in 2010 to endorse the United Nations target of protecting 17% of the planet’s land and inland waters by 2020 This was adopted in the Ontario biodiversity strategy in 2011 Currently less than 11 percent of Ontario is protected Sign the...
SFN Indoor Meeting – Raising the Ecological Bar

SFN Indoor Meeting – Raising the Ecological Bar

Last week a great turnout of SFN members gathered to hear a talk from long-time member Larry Cornelis: a presentation titled ‘Raising the Ecological Bar’.  Typically our news posts tend to be summaries of the outdoor events but after Wednesday night I was...
Interactive Municipal Trail Map

Interactive Municipal Trail Map

Chatham-Kent has recreational trails for users of all ages and experience. These trails provide positive health, environmental, and economic benefits, helping to create more vibrant and livable communities. The Municipality of Chatham-Kent maintains over 70 km of...
A Garden Sanctuary – Attracting Wildlife to the Backyard

A Garden Sanctuary – Attracting Wildlife to the Backyard

See below for another helpful article from Sally, a fellow friend of nature! A Garden Sanctuary – Attracting Wildlife to the Backyard If a gardener is keen to attract different forms of wildlife to their backyard, they need to think far beyond aesthetics; for a...