Environmental News

Just some of the garbage collected from land along the Detroit River in Sandwich on 25 April 2015.Photo b Ian Shalapata.

Earth Day Clean-Up Along Little River

(WINDSOR, ON) – The Rotary Club of Windsor, in partnership with City of Windsor, the Safety Village, and Neighbourhood Watch Windsor, will be hosting the…


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Burying Your Unmentionables

(WINDSOR, ON) – Next week starts the Soil Conservation Council of Canada’s National Soil Conservation Week. To help celebrate, the Council would like Canadians from…


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Hope Honoured For Wind Efforts

(CHATHAM, ON) – Randy Hope, the mayor of Chatham-Kent, has been honoured with the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s 2017 CanWEA Award for being a Friend…


A snapping turtle breaks the surface of the pond at Ojibway Nature Reserve in Windsor on 27 June 2010.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Ontario Bans Snapping Turtle Harvest

(TORONTO, ON) – A type of turtle known to frequent the wetlands in the area and across the province is now off limits to turtle…


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Group To Provide Beaches Update

(WINDSOR, ON) – There will be a meeting to update the community on the monitoring progress of the conditions of Essex County’s recreational beaches. The…



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Polar Bears Disappear From Vodka Bottle

(WINDSOR, ON) – Special edition bottles of Polar Ice Vodka, produced in Windsor, will no longer be sold with the brand’s polar bear icon. It…


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IJC Seeks Public Input On Great Lakes

(DETROIT, MI) – The International Joint Commission will be holding six public meetings in Great Lakes communities to hear the views of residents regarding how…



A tug boat is dwarfed by the coastal mountains along Chilkoot Inlet at Skagway, Alaska, in this file photo from26 June 2013.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Canada-US Plan Closer Arctic Cooperation

(OTTAWA, ON) – In March, US President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau announced a new partnership to embrace opportunities and confront challenges in the…