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Want to be a Citizen Scientist for the Bay of Quinte?

Every year, the Bay of Quinte Remedial Action Plan (BQRAP) needs citizen scientists to monitor frogs and birds in local wetlands. On Monday, March 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm at Quinte...

 
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Obama vetoes bill to approve Keystone XL oil pipeline

By Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press WASHINGTON – U.S. President Barack Obama made good Tuesday on a threat to veto a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, bringing the two...

 
 
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Garden plots available in Belleville

Growing your own vegetables is good exercise, therapy, and good eating. Once again the City of Belleville will offer residents a chance to “grow their own” in a community garden. The city...

 
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Spring into action and save seeds like a pro with Carson...

By: Carson Arthur With all of the research I’ve been doing into vegetable gardens lately, I’ve decided that I want to invest in heirloom varieties this year. For the last few years...

 
 
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Getting tough on coal tar cleanup

It looks like Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment is getting tough on the issue of a clean-up plan for the site of a former coal tar gas plant near Belleville’s...

 
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Thick ice on Mighty Moira poses jamming risk

The long cold spell this winter has caused thick ice over most area rivers and conservation officials say there is the potential for ice jamming which can cause flooding in...

 
 
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OPP hiring for Marine student position

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Bancroft detachment is currently seeking applications for a Marine Assistant position for 2015. The purpose of the program is to provide an opportunity to gain exposure...

 
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Print Books in a Digital World

Nearly two-thirds of children (65%) agree that they’ll always want to read books in print even through there are ebooks available. This number has increased from 60% in 2012. Source: Scholastic...

 
 
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Congress passes bill approving Keystone pipeline; sets up...

By Dina Cappiello WASHINGTON – The Republican-controlled Congress has cleared a bill approving the construction of the privately funded Canadian Keystone XL oil pipeline project. That sets up a confrontation with President...

 
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Improving Paper Recycling

A new video from the AF&PA is encouraging people to recycle a wider range of paper and paper-based packaging products. Source: American Forest & Paper Association,...

 
 

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