Healthy Shorelines for Healthy Lakes
Turn Off the Lights!

Turn Off the Lights!

We keep learning how artificial light impacts wildlife. While many species can be affected, migratory birds are particularly sensitive to lights left on at night. Migratory Bird Calls A recent study looked at the impact of light pollution at night and how this...
Protecting Your Gardens, Lawn…and Your Lake

Protecting Your Gardens, Lawn…and Your Lake

Many people work hard to have a lush, green lawn.  It’s a labour of love for many – the mowing, raking, weeding, fertilizer and pesticide applications – it brings a definite sense of pride. But did you know that what we do on our properties can impact the health of...
Natural is Beautiful

Natural is Beautiful

Your shoreline was meant to be naturally beautiful. Naturalized shorelines are cost-effective, ecologically responsible, stunning and they add value to your property. They’ll also provide welcome natural habitat for wildlife. Below are a series of before and after...
The Good, the Bad and the Invasive

The Good, the Bad and the Invasive

Did you know that the second largest threat to biodiversity is invasive species? That’s right after habitat loss. Non-native species can come from other countries or from right here in Canada. And while some of these non-native species can actually be beneficial, some...