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Making milkweed seed balls to help monarch butterflies

The Niagara Review covered a special event Saturday where Janette Lewis-Cridland, from the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, taught children how to make milkweed seed balls at a workshop at the Niagara Parks Commission Butterfly Conservatory.


Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival Q&A

The Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival is underway until April 3 at Toronto and Region Conservation's Kortright Centre and Bruce'?s Mill Conservation Area and Credit Valley Conservation's Island Lake and Terra Cotta Conservation Areas. We spoke with Bruce'?s Mill?s supervisor, Andrew Morin, to get the details on what to expect at this year?s festival.


Scarborough condo leading way toward "zero waste?"

In this Toronto Star article, David Rider examines how one wildly successful Scarborough condo building may be a model for the city in keeping more of our garbage out of the dump.


Spring Safety Message: Exercise Caution Near Waterways

Toronto and Region Conservation urges residents to keep family members and pets away from the water's edge this spring.


Scraping the bottom of the channel

This Toronto Observer article examines how PortsToronto prevents flooding by dredging the Keating Channel with ailing equipment that may not see tomorrow. The creation of Cell 1 and eventually Cell 2 at Tommy Thompson Park, using the dredged material are mentioned in this piece.