EcoWest News, June 11, 2024

This week’s top stories in EcoWest News: 1) Rebuild or retreat in flood-prone areas; 2) Inventorying municipal natural infrastructure; 3) Alternatives to rodenticides; and 4) Elephants know each other by name

Six Unexpected Pollinators

Mention pollinators and we automatically think of bees, but there are so many other pollinators, including flies, beetles, moths, butterflies, wasps, and spiders.

EcoWest News, June 4, 2024

This week’s top stories in EcoWest News: 1) Protecting SK’s wetlands; 2) Limiting building emissions in Vancouver; 3) Requiring fossil fuel companies to pay for damages; and 4) Making chocolate healthier and more sustainable

EcoWest News, May 28, 2024

This week’s top stories in EcoWest News: 1) Foot-powered carnival floats; 2) Composting dog poop; 3) Municipal cuts to transportation emissions; and 4) Exploring geology and wildlife habitat in AB and SK

Pollination & Seed Dispersal of Trees & Shrubs

Cottonwood fluff, helicopter wings, acorns, and berries - trees and shrubs use several different approaches to pollinate, spread their seeds, and increase their opportunities to propagate

EcoWest News, May 21, 2024

This week’s top stories in EcoWest News: 1) CPAWS-BC Young Leaders in Conservation program; 2) Important bat hibernation site threatened by AB motorsport speedway; 3) Tackling overconsumption; and 4) The shifting relevance of climate change in federal elections

EcoWest News, May 14, 2024

Top stories in EcoWest News, May 14, 2024: 1) Risk of spills from increased tanker traffic in Vancouver; 2) Wireless earbuds with replaceable batteries; 3) Municipal initiatives to encourage a more sustainable lifestyle; and 4) Gardening for insects, not plants.

EcoWest News, May 7, 2024

This week’s top stories in EcoWest News: 1) Uncovering the truth about SMRs; 2) A strategy for reducing agricultural emissions; 3) E-bike incentives a success; and 4) Climate cafes can spark concrete action

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