Journalist Greg McMillan of TheGreenHub.ca scours the internet daily for up-to-the-minute green stories that are important to you. His compilation of news items from around The Green Hub plus quirky tidbits and trends makes sure you are in the loop …. without doing the time-consuming legwork.
THIS WAS not supposed to happen: Pickerel, or walleye, are no longer in decline in Lake Erie. Estimates now show that this year’s allowable catch by commercial and sport fishermen could increase by nearly one-third, something biologists never saw coming … pickerel has made a comeback in Lake Erie, much to the surprise of biologists.
…. An initiative to cut down on reptile roadkill on the Long Point causeway has apparently succeeded … and then some. According to monitoring during the past three years, the decline has been startling – a whopping 62 per cent. Much of the credit goes to the installation of fencing which steers snakes and turtles into safer passageways …..
… As Nutrition Month winds down, we take a look at a healthy eating discussion held in Cayuga, where participants enjoyed an all-natural meal ….
… Toby touts trees: In his weekly column, Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett says that the forest industry is very important economically for Southern Ontario ….
Last but not least: For that little kid who lives in all of us: A Seattle-area family is living in a life-sized treehouse. A do-it-yourself project, the home incorporates many repurposed and recycled materials … Even Tarzan would be jealous.
(Check back each weekday morning for a new post from The Green Ticker… and The Greg McMillan Daily)