February 21, 2013

IMG00262-20121031-1755Last October, more than 60,000 kg (132,277 lb) of obsolete or unwanted pesticides was turned in for safe disposal by Saskatchewan farmers over three days.

bigstock-Snow-Plow-2101077Using Oakville, Ont.’s snow-plow-tracking program, residents are able to follow when their streets will be plowed.

DSC00098Last summer, the City of Toronto and Riverside District Business Improvement Area (BIA) installed artificial turf around trees in sidewalk cut-outs not only to prolong tree life and overall health, but also to create consistency in tree pit treatment.

pestrava agrpla photos image3 1337276055320 engA recent study by The American Journal of Preventative Medicine is suggesting a possible link between emerald ash borers and illness in people. The research points to an increase in mortality related to cardiovascular and lower respiratory-tract illness in counties infested with the tree-dwelling insect.

FIELD HOCKEY - North West01The University of Toronto’s (U of T’s) back campus field may be getting a makeover for the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games, but not everyone is happy about it.