"Emissions of methane from fracking operations is a concern....particularly as LNG is promoted as a 'bridge' to renewables. Here is a discussion of a major and somewhat contentious study being conducte by the U.S. Environmental Defense…"
"Thanks Linda and Dennis. I think the start of the problem was a drop in the number of pets on the property. Unfortunately, we aren't able to have dogs or cats at the moment so for now, I guess I'll bite the bullet and go buy some sturdy…"
"Linda, I am so grateful for your many ways of advocacy and good sense. I do think that all of us are over-committed (I feel that way, anyway) and it always comes down to "Great idea, and CAN I PERSONALLY COMMIT the time to it. This…"
"I think, rather than have each individual gardener spend money, time and energy on extra fencing, dogs, etc., it may be time to organize as a community and lobby the powers that be to address what is a growing problem for the island. Here are a few…"
"I'm no rabbit expert but all I hear is "sturdier wire, or nothing" .. the little buggers can be very persistent. Cats are masterfully skilled rabbit-hunters (our orange one once buried the hind half of one face down in a mound…"
Due to the growing local rabbit population I have to rabbit proof my garden. I want to do the whole perimeter rather than individual beds. Any suggestions? I've heard that nailing the fence onto boards laid along the ground can be…"
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Thanks for an informative and creative evening this past Friday. Greg and I really enjoyed making connections and thinking about our skills in the context of our neighbourhood. Here's the poster for the storytelling workshop coming up on November 27th. It would be great if you could post it and let everyone know.