Nature

Climate ChangeIssue 2NatureNature Issue 2

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Rolling the Dice

On August 4, 2014, Burlington was struck by a severe storm: over two months of rain fell onto a narrow geographical area.  The storm generated significant...

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Issue 2NatureNature Issue 2Sustainability

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Taking the Lid Off LID

Outside your door lie carpets of concrete. Water can’t sink below driveways and streets to return to the water cycle, and instead it pools and floods...

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ConservationIssue 2NatureNature Issue 2

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A Creek Restored

Many landowners undertake water protection or enhancement projects with a focus on protecting and enhancing water quality for drinking water and wildlife...

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Issue 2NatureNature Issue 2Species

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A Small Big Problem

It’s surprising how the tiniest things can have the biggest impact. A single microscopic larvae can be the beginning of a mushrooming, pervasive infestation...

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Issue 1NatureNature Issue 1Sustainability

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Set Fire to the Plain

“King’s Head Inn, Burlington Bay c.1792 When we had near crossed the bay, Beasley’s house became a very pretty object. We landed at it, and walked up...

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Issue 1NatureNature Issue 1Species

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Pop!

While common in creeks and ditches, not many locals in our watershed know about Jewelweed, also known as Touch-Me-Not. You’ve probably seen them beginning in...

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Climate ChangeIssue 1NatureNature Issue 1

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When Pigs Swim

Creeping up and down Sixteen Mile Creek this summer is Halton’s largest ecological alien. Giant Hogweed has been colonizing this stretch of Halton for at...

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ConservationIssue 1NatureNature Issue 1

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Aliens Among Us

Contrary to popular belief, worms are not from Canada. They  are actually an invasive species. The worm was imported to Canada inadvertently and released into...

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