Habitat – Issue 9

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Hot Take

The earth beneath us has been used for heating and cooling our dwellings since ancient Roman times. Now, geothermal energy is being used for heating and...

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Making Nice With the Neighbours

As humans, our habitat looks like houses and apartments, made of wood, brick and concrete, neatly arranged into streets, neighbourhoods, town and cities. For...

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Rain Fell Through The Night

Rain falls in real time, And rain fell through the night. No dress rehearsal, This is our life. The Tragically Hip Climate change can feel like an immense and...

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Life of a Cicada

Back in the summer, the ecologists at Conservation Halton spotted a cicada shedding its skin outside the administration office. We kept an eye on the insect...

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Construction Clean Up

On February 9, MPP Eleanor McMahon and Katharine Bambrick, CEO of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, joined members of the community at the Burlington ReStore to...

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Gone Viral

We know that nature and health are tied together intrinsically but there’s more to it than fresh air and clean water. The way that wildlife habitat protects...

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Salamander Crossing

Why did the salamander cross the road? To get to the other side, of course. Each year, the City of Burlington closes King Road from the base of the Niagara...

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In Search of Lady’s Slippers

Being able to spend time outdoors and educate children and adults about nature is a joy during any season of the year but my heart belongs to spring. The...

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The Monarch’s Throne

If you are worried about the decline of the Monarch Butterfly, you should be just as concerned about the loss of their habitat—the milkweed plant. Monarch...

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