Veggie Bites – Peppers

Veggie Bites – Peppers

Greetings fellow gardeners, There are so many types of peppers. Big red peppers and tiny hot peppers and peppers inunusual shapes. Choose your peppers now and get started. We got some snow!! Not as much as I would like, but enough to mound up around the perennials. The sun is shining this morning and it…

Recent Status Assessments of Four Bird Species by COSEWIC

Recent Status Assessments of Four Bird Species by COSEWIC

Dr. Richard D. Elliot, Co-chair, COSEWIC Birds Specialist Sub-Committee   At a virtual meeting in November 2020, the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) assessed the status of 40 wildlife species or discrete populations within species, including four species of birds (see below).  COSEWIC is an independent advisory panel to the…

Using Modern Tools to Expand the Marsh Monitoring Program

Using Modern Tools to Expand the Marsh Monitoring Program

By Laura Stewart, Graduate Research Assistant at University of British Columbia and former Bird Projects Research Intern at Birds Canada   Every summer since 1995, dedicated and skilled volunteers have risen before dawn, donned their waders, grabbed their survey equipment, and headed out to wetlands across the country to collect data for the Birds Canada…

Trowel Talk Newsletter January 15, 2021

Trowel Talk Newsletter January 15, 2021

  The Trowel Talk Newsletter, January 15, 2021 is now available, brought to you by the Master Gardeners of Lanark County and Ottawa Carleton. Happy New Year to all our readers. This month, we have something for everyone with articles about: Favourite Succulent, the long living Jade Plant. Invasive Plants–Where do they come from? Creating a…

Immediate action required to assist feeder birds on the West Coast

Immediate action required to assist feeder birds on the West Coast

By Kerrie Wilcox (Canadian Leader, Project FeederWatch) and James Casey (Fraser Estuary Specialist), Birds Canada This winter, we have witnessed an irruption of Pine Siskins in much of North America. Bird experts believe that a shortage of conifer seeds in the Boreal Forest of northern Canada has forced these birds to come south in record…

Program Coordinator – Long Point Bird Observatory

Program Coordinator – Long Point Bird Observatory

Website: www.birdscanada.org/lpbo Location: Long Point, Ontario, Canada. Job Type: 9 month contract position. Application Deadline: February 28, 2021   Job Description: Birds Canada is seeking a highly motivated and skilled person to coordinate the programs and day to day operation of the Long Point Bird Observatory. This includes the Migration Monitoring Program, Young Ornithologists’ Workshop/Internship,…

BASIC TRAINING- Class of 2021 is FULL!

BASIC TRAINING- Class of 2021 is FULL!

Vancouver Page Education From Garden Designers and Landscape professionals, to hobby gardeners or retirees with a love of gardening, our members receive science based education with instructors from local universities and colleges, growers, ministry specialists, and experienced professionals.  JOIN US! the January 2021 ONLINE Session is now FULL Secure a spot in the 2022 program…

Choreography in the Garden

Parc de Gerland. Lyon, France. Photo by John Harper, 2005. By John L. Harper, MALA John earned his Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Georgia College of Environment and Design in 1996. Upon completion of … Continue reading “Choreography in the Garden”

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