More than five million bats have been killed in Eastern Canada and the United States in recent years due to a disease called white-nose syndrome. The culprit: a European fungus that more than likely arrived in North America on the boots of an unsuspecting traveller.
Millions of bats have been killed in Eastern Canada and the U.S. due to a disease called white-nose syndrome. The culprit: a European fungus that likely arrived on the booths of an unsuspecting traveler. David Lawrie, Program Director at the Rouge Valley Foundation discusses his concern for the bats residing in the Rouge Valley.
The Rouge Valley Conservation Centre is an environmentally-rich area and many events such as an annual deer count are held there to make sure it stays that way. On Saturday afternoon approximately 25 volunteers and event coordinator, Paul Harpley, conducted a deer count of the Rouge Valley area. This is just one of the events that helps with environmental protection.
Scarborough’s backyard, just a quick drive from Toronto’s skyscrapers, could soon be Canada’s first true urban national park. The Conservative Party, if re-elected, would establish a new national park in the Rouge Valley, according to its campaign platform.
There is a plant thief on the loose in Rouge Hill. Or, perhaps more accurately, plant thieves.
While business and traffic have grown in northeast Scarborough, better transit alternatives have been largely ignored, says a local environmental activist.
Councillor Raymond Cho is taking heat from his Ward 42 election opponents for his stance against the Donald Cousens Parkway extension through Scarborough.
After having a low-sitting solar panel stolen off the grounds in 2007, the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre has really stepped it up this year.
On Oct. 9th at this year’s Fall for the Rouge Affair the brand new ePole, a hybrid solar and wind powered turbine, was centre stage and had residents wondering why the government wasn’t looking into building more of these revolutionary turbines.
There’s a new doctor in town and he wants to bring to our attention a serious problem that affects many of us in Scarborough.