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These stories related to the environment and natural world around us are made possible through the continued support of TerraView Custom Homes as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Fertile ground for a growing movement

Fertile ground for a growing movement

In this Grounded feature we focus on the work of Our Energy Guelph and their goal of transitioning the city to a net-zero carbon community by 2050
Guelph/Wellington County piloting commercial food waste collection program

Guelph/Wellington County piloting commercial food waste collection program

Service will be available to businesses and institutions along Highway 6 corridor from Guelph to Arthur
Where do bumble bees buzz in the winter?

Where do bumble bees buzz in the winter?

Guelph study puts trackers on queen bumble bees to see where they go in the winter.
One Bench One Tree offers a place for rest and reflection

One Bench One Tree offers a place for rest and reflection

Started by U of G students, project set for Guelph General Hospital installation
Parkade rooftop turned into vegetable garden at Stone Road Mall

Parkade rooftop turned into vegetable garden at Stone Road Mall

Produce grown distributed to people in need by The SEED
Twenty new electric vehicle charging stations up and running across Guelph

Twenty new electric vehicle charging stations up and running across Guelph

The last electric vehicle charging station was installed in August
A healthy appetite for waste reduction

A healthy appetite for waste reduction

In this Grounded feature we chat with U of G environmental sustainability coordinator, Natalie Vasilivetsky, about efforts to create a Waste Reduction Master Plan
Many benefits from 'compost makeover' at Huron Street Community Garden

Many benefits from 'compost makeover' at Huron Street Community Garden

Sunday afternoon event attracted about 50 people from the neighbouring community and beyond
Ontario investing $7M in projects with U of G to support agriculture and protect livestock

Ontario investing $7M in projects with U of G to support agriculture and protect livestock

The funding will go into 49 projects that support research in animal, plant and crop health, environmental sustainability, and economic and rural development
Sisters looking to help people incorporate sustainable practices with new downtown business

Sisters looking to help people incorporate sustainable practices with new downtown business

The Refill Bar offers a tap service to help refill hand soap, shampoo and other liquid cleaners