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

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A great time of the year for local farmers' markets <b>(15 photos)</b>

A great time of the year for local farmers' markets (15 photos)

It’s September and that’s got to mean there’s plenty of produce at the local farmers’ markets
Family hiking group helps connect children with nature

Family hiking group helps connect children with nature

Spending time with nature helps fuel the natural curiosity children have
Rock gardens offer a low-maintenance option for gardeners

Rock gardens offer a low-maintenance option for gardeners

Fall is the perfect time to get the early work done in advance of spring planting
There's a reason you're seeing more fireflies this year

There's a reason you're seeing more fireflies this year

Wet spring led to more food and a greater survival rate
Kortright Hills Neighbourhood Group chills out

Kortright Hills Neighbourhood Group chills out

Annual event brings together people from throughout the south end neighbourhood
City's living roof gets revamped for low maintenence <b>(6 Photos)</b>

City's living roof gets revamped for low maintenence (6 Photos)

The original green roof was installed a decade ago
Shorebirds remain a difficult group to identify for bird lovers

Shorebirds remain a difficult group to identify for bird lovers

'Long skinny legs and probing type beaks…that’s usually what we’re looking for'
The emerald ash borer continues to devastate Guelph's ash trees

The emerald ash borer continues to devastate Guelph's ash trees

It is expected that close to 100 per cent of Guelph’s untreated ash trees will die over the next two to four years
A visit to Guelph Lake Conservation Area <b>(13 photos)</b>

A visit to Guelph Lake Conservation Area (13 photos)

The man-made lake was created 45 years ago
Cold spring appears to have diminished local osprey population <b>(3 photos)</b>

Cold spring appears to have diminished local osprey population (3 photos)

Master bird bander David Lamble has been banding the birds of prey in the area for over 20 years