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Grounded articles share stories related to the environment and natural world around us.

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Local teacher recognized for her environmental stewardship

Local teacher recognized for her environmental stewardship

Yvette Tendick awarded the Mike Elrick Environmental Leadership Award for her varied and numerous environmental efforts
Annex digital marketplace focuses on sustainability and affordability

Annex digital marketplace focuses on sustainability and affordability

'This type of project is what Our Food Future and Grow Back Better is all about'
Everdale Farm helps battle local food insecurity

Everdale Farm helps battle local food insecurity

Grows and helps distribute fresh produce through a variety of local social agencies and efforts
Community gardens open over weekend with new ground rules <b>(17 photos)</b>

Community gardens open over weekend with new ground rules (17 photos)

In this Grounded photo gallery we visit with gardeners planting crops in some of the community gardens in the city that were permitted to open over the weekend with new social distancing and safety protocols
Nature Guelph still helping people make that essential connection with the outdoors

Nature Guelph still helping people make that essential connection with the outdoors

Organization goes virtual with its programming and advice
More research needed on giant Asian hornet (aka the 'Murder hornet') says local expert

More research needed on giant Asian hornet (aka the 'Murder hornet') says local expert

While the Asian giant hornet generally thrives in temperate climates, it remains to be seen whether it can also survive Canadian winters
The 2Rivers Festival explores our actual and virtual connection to water <b>(8 photos)</b>

The 2Rivers Festival explores our actual and virtual connection to water (8 photos)

In this Grounded feature we talk to Arlene Slocombe from the Wellington Water Watchers about how they are proceeding with the ninth annual 2Rivers Festival by moving most of the events online
Local nurseries, community gardens join MPP in fight to be deemed essential

Local nurseries, community gardens join MPP in fight to be deemed essential

'We can do the same thing as the grocery stores are doing – only allow a certain number of people in at a time. We are essential. People want us open.'
Guelph author goes virtual with launch of her book about chasing lemurs

Guelph author goes virtual with launch of her book about chasing lemurs

Keriann McGoogan's book Chasing Lemurs: My Journey into the Heart of Madagascar will launch online April 23
Will COVID-19 lead to a 'new normal' in energy consumption?

Will COVID-19 lead to a 'new normal' in energy consumption?

Electrical consumption has dropped sharply since the outbreak started