Thanks Assiniboine Credit Union!
Our bright new website would not have been possible without the generous support from our friends at Assiniboine Credit Union.
... and they don't just help us. They support lots of other sustainability activities thoughout Manitoba.
Idle-Free Zone sign campaign 10-years old
For the last 10 years Manitobans have seen colourful “Healthy Communities Don’t Idle” signs pop up across their province.
You can read all about it in the Fall 2014 issue of the Manitoba Eco Network Eco Journal.
Sun Certified Builders Co-op builds low-energy homes. They build to a model called Passive House or passivhaus, something that isn’t often used in Manitoba – yet.
Inspiring local stories & videos
Idle Free Zone signs
Get your Idle Free Zone signs
Tools for schools
Regulating oil and gas industry would be ‘crazy’ under current oil prices: Harper
Dec 9, 2014 – CBC News
Prime Minister Stephen Harper made it clear today that Canada will not regulate emissions from the oil and gas industry ahead of the United States.
Storm warning: ‘incredible’ subtropical storms to drench B.C.
Dec 8, 2014 – CBC News
Environment Canada is warning West Coast residents to brace for an ‘incredible’ series of storms that will bring an extraordinary amount of rain this week. A warm subtropical weather pattern “will bombard the mountains of Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland from today through Thursday morning,” according to a weather warning issued by Environment Canada.
Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in Philippines
Dec 6, 2014 – Associated Press
Typhoon Hagupit slammed into the central Philippines’ east coast late Saturday, knocking out power and toppling trees in a region where 650,000 people have fled to safety, still haunted by the massive death and destruction wrought by a monster storm last year.
New on this Site
Recent changes on our website…
We’ve added an inspiring 12-minute video called “Soil Carbon Cowboys“ to our Pasture management page. It shows the success that ranchers in Saskatchewan and North Dakota have had in improving soil carbon, increasing nutritional value of their forage, and improving the moisture handling of their land by using rotational grazing.