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

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Guelph activist remembered as the grandmother of the environmentalist community <b>(10 photos)</b>

Guelph activist remembered as the grandmother of the environmentalist community (10 photos)

This Grounded feature celebrates the life and lasting legacy of local environmental activist Clover Woods
U of G research getting some skin in the game of reducing our carbon footprint <b>(5 photos)</b>

U of G research getting some skin in the game of reducing our carbon footprint (5 photos)

In this Grounded feature we visit the Bioproducts Discovery and Development Centre at the University of Guelph where they are developing materials from coffee bean skins and other food industry waste to make auto parts
Leaving a Green Legacy for future generations

Leaving a Green Legacy for future generations

Wellington County's Green Legacy Programme involves youth of all ages in the tree growing and planting process as a way of engaging and educating them about the natural environment
Is there life on Mars? U of G grad works at finding out

Is there life on Mars? U of G grad works at finding out

Scott VanBommel returns to his alma mater to discuss his space-related research
Choosing a perfect Christmas tree is also about the experience

Choosing a perfect Christmas tree is also about the experience

Lots of things to consider when buying a real Christmas tree
Parkrun: a free, fun and (slightly) competitive way to get active in Guelph <b>(15 photos)</b>

Parkrun: a free, fun and (slightly) competitive way to get active in Guelph (15 photos)

Saturday morning runs in York Road Park are timed, but the emphasis is on participation and fun
'A tree for every citizen' goal of Guelph's mayor

'A tree for every citizen' goal of Guelph's mayor

Mayor discusses plans at Guelph’s Urban Forest event
Guelph storytellers share some of Guelph's spooky past <b>(5 photos)</b>

Guelph storytellers share some of Guelph's spooky past (5 photos)

Guelph Guild of Storytellers teams up with Guelph Museums for its History Haunts storytelling night
Harvest Bowls: When a tasty bowl of hot soup is much more than a tasty bowl of hot soup <b>(6 photos)</b>

Harvest Bowls: When a tasty bowl of hot soup is much more than a tasty bowl of hot soup (6 photos)

Harvest Bowls event sees donated soup bowls, donated soup, donated bread going towards raising funds for Chalmers Community Service Centre
Guelph Book Bash celebrates local authors <b>(7 photos)</b>

Guelph Book Bash celebrates local authors (7 photos)

Over 30 local authors share their works at annual Guelph Book Bash