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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
Organizers of next week's eMERGE EcoMarket have postponed the shake-free event

Organizers of next week's eMERGE EcoMarket have postponed the shake-free event

In this Grounded feature we talk to Evan Ferrari about the decision to postpone the eMERGE EcoMarket scheduled for Saturday March 21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic
10th annual Resilience Festival cancelled due to COVID-19

10th annual Resilience Festival cancelled due to COVID-19

In this Grounded feature we speak to Steve Tedesco lead organizer of the Guelph Resilience Festival 2020 and he explains the decision by Transition Guelph to cancel the festival this year.
Making it trendy and sustainable to be out of fashion

Making it trendy and sustainable to be out of fashion

In this Grounded feature we talk to the organizers of the Retro Runway fashion show Tues March 10 in Peter Clark Hall at the University of Guelph that promotes sustainable fashion