Monthly Archives: December 2013

Neighbourhood green space is like money in the bank

Real estate agents use every tool at their disposal to get an edge in a competitive market when they are trying to sell homes.


More winter greenery than just Christmas trees

Now that late fall is here and leaves have fallen from the trees, it may seem like there isn’t much to see in our area forests until springtime.


Dark-eyed Junco: A member of the Sparrow family

A member of the sparrow family of birds, the Dark-eyed Junco is a familiar sight at our bird feeders every fall and spring. In some locations they may even spend the entire winter in our region.


Why did the turtle cross the road?

Why did the turtle cross the road? To get to the other side, of course!

It’s a variation on an old joke. People often associate turtles with roads. Unfortunately, two pieces of information are missing in this story- the reason turtles go to the other side is to lay eggs, and sadly, they may not make it without getting run over.


Protecting Copeland Forest is a key priority

For a couple of years now the Conservancy has been organizing a project to ensure that the Copeland Forest remains a healthy ecosystem that can support the other species who rely on it for survival, as well as the human need for Nature. Richard Louv, author of “Last Child in the Woods”, calls this Vitamin “N”.