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Green Party leader stop in Cobourg

Green Party leader Elizabeth May will be making a quick stop in Cobourg Wednesday. She is taking the train from Victoria to the party’s national AGM in Fredericton. She’ll make a...

 
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Scholarships for environmental studies

Jenny Andrews, and Holly Aman both from Prince Edward Collegiate Institute in Picton were awarded scholarships from Quinte Waste Solutions to further their education in environmental studies in the fall. Jenny...

 
 
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Prince Edward County considers ‘pollinator friendly...

Honey bees continue to make news. Prince Edward County council is considering designating some roadsides as “pollinator friendly zones”. Staff will bring a report back to council on the feasibility of only...

 
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Environmental scholarship awards

Quinte Waste Solutions is awarding their annual environmental scholarship to two deserving students from Prince Edward Collegiate Institute this year at their Board of Directors meeting Monday. The two Prince Edward...

 
 
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Yellow Fish Road in Trenton

You may notice some yellow fish around CFB Trenton. Close to 40 children from the RecPlex Summer Kidz Kamp Program hit the streets to raise awareness about preventing pollutants from entering...

 
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Legislation Would Prohibit Coal-Fired Power in Ontario...

Premier Kathleen Wynne announced today that the government is reintroducing legislation that would, if passed, permanently prohibit burning coal solely to generate electricity in the province. Ontario is the first jurisdiction...

 
 
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Solar powered benches

A company is installing solar-powered benches in the Boston area. The company, Soofa, offers a charging station for phones, tablets and other devices free of charge. It also provides location-based information...

 
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Energy conservation plan for Belleville

Belleville has adopted a five-year energy conservation plan that officials say will save the city money. In a report to city council recently, property manager Joel Carr-Braint says there are a...

 
 
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Celebrate Canada Day with a Green Main Street, Picton

Every year on Canada Day, Come Alive Outside creates a green, family- friendly, environment by sodding a street downtown Picton. This year, sponsors Willowlee Sod Farms and The Scott Wentworth...

 
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Monarch Madness in Quinte

Quinte Conservation’s Education Staff will be hosting a Monarch Madness Family Nature Day at three Quinte area locations. Staff will guide a nature hike and scavenger hunt. Each child will...

 
 

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