Sunflower Farms, Like BC’s Lakeland Flowers, Were A Hit This Summer

By NL Staff | September 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

pick flower farm, with over 100,000 blooms each week. The farm began it’s 8-week season of sunflowers, on July 10th, and tickets cost only $10 for access to the fields and 5 pre-cut sunflower stems. As the season begins to wind down, the farm is offering 10 flowers at admission. 

B.C.’s Black Bears Are Suffering From Our Lack Of Awareness, Says North Shore Non-Profit

By NL Staff | September 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

BC stands for bear country, but the majority of Vancouver’s residents and tourists don’t understand the nature of black bears, why they venture into urban areas, and what happens when they are reported. A North Shore organization is urging Vancouver’s residents and visitors to approach co-existence differently, in order to get a different result: improved awareness, and a larger commitment to keeping bears safe by keeping them out of urban areas. 

Canadian Wildfires: What It Means for Canada’s Future and Extreme Weather Events

By NL Staff | August 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

The recent wildfires in British Columbia, Manitoba and Northern Ontario are sparking conversations about what it means for Canada’s environmental future. The recent wildfires have been devastating cities in Canada as special air quality statements are issued more frequently. What exactly does this mean for Canada?

Demand for Camping Equipment Boomed During the Pandemic, But May Continue to Rise. Here’s Why

By NL Staff | August 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

The pandemic has caused many markets to boom (and some to bust). Camping equipment is understandably on the rise, and reports say this boom will continue through to 2023. Here’s…

Young Canadians Can Now Apply To First Ever Environment and Climate Change Youth Council

By NL Staff | August 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) are inviting Canadians between the ages of 18 and 25 to apply to become a member of the first ever Environment and Climate Change Youth Council (ECCYC).

The Trebek Initiative is Supporting Canada’s Emerging Explorers, In Honour of Alex Trebek

By NL Staff | July 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) and the National Geographic Society (NGS) have announced the launch of The Trebek Initiative; a new grantmaking program to support and empower emerging Canadian explorers, scientists, educators and photographers who will help ignite “a passion to preserve” in all Canadians.

The Dene Nation Initiative Aims To Conserve Boreal Caribou

By NL Staff | July 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Government of Canada will invest $1,080,000 over two years in the Western Boreal Initiative with the Dene Nation. The Western Boreal Initiative is a collaboration between provinces, territories, and First Nations governments to evaluate the cumulative effects of wildfire, predation, key pests, human disturbances, and climate change on the Western Boreal Forests of Canada.

Government of Canada invests over $3 million in climate action and awareness for young Canadians

By NL Staff | July 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Canadians want cleaner air and cleaner water for their children and grandchildren. When companies pollute our natural environment, they pay the price and the Government of Canada ensures that environmental good follows environmental harm by investing those fines in projects that benefit the environment.

Watch 55,000 Beluga Whales Migrate Across Canada On This Wildlife Livestream

By NL Staff | July 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

Canadian wildlife, thanks to explore.org’s livestreams. The vessel ‘Beluga Boat’ allows you to watch the migration of over 55000 Beluga whales from Arctic waters to the Churchill River Estuary in Manitoba.

Electric Vehicle Chargers Are Being Installed Across Nova Scotia

By NL Staff | July 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

Today, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Member of Parliament for South Shore–St. Margarets and Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $100,000 investment to Nova Scotia Power to install 20 electric vehicle (EV) chargers at Nova Scotia Power’s facilities across the province to put Canadians in the driver’s seat on the road to a net-zero future.

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