Environment

Replacing Ottawa’s storm-damaged urban forest will take time and money

By Kevin Martine Along with the damage to homes and businesses by the September tornadoes, Ottawa’s urban forest took a beating. According to a preliminary assessment, 1,200 trees were destroyed on municipal property alone. The actual toll though is likely much higher, as many toppled trees are on private property….

Wildlife in Canada disappearing at accelerating rate, report suggests

According to the report, populations of snakes, turtles, frogs and salamanders in these two provinces have declined 16 per cent. The study says this data is subject to variance based on a limited sample size.