‘Citizen scientists’ wanted for Canada bug project

If you're a bug nerd, the federal government needs your help. Natural Resources Canada is looking for so-called citizen scientists to help in its battle...
Black Bear

Problem Bears

In 2016 the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment received to 346 bear complaints, starting as early as mid-April. As warmer weather approaches...
forest fire

Warm summer means risk of forest fires

Nearly a year after the massive wildfire that devastated Fort McMurray, Alta., a climate scientist says there may be more forest fires in Canada...

Sustain Algoma Expo coming up in June

The Sustain Algoma Expo organizing committee is currently looking for vendors for this year’s event.  Vendors can be business, organizations or individuals who contribute...

Section of Lake Superior north shore protected

The Nature Conservancy of Canada says it has purchased more than 1,000 hectares of property on the north shore of Lake Superior that is...

Researchers raise wasps to kill emerald ash borer

A group of Canadian researchers say they have, for the first time, successfully raised wasps that will be used this summer as a weapon...
Fort McMurray Oilsands

Oilsands concerns overstated, says scientist

EDMONTON - New research from the University of Alberta suggests concerns about contaminants in the Athabasca River from the oilsands may be overstated. "Absolutely —...
great lakes

Great Lakes mayors warn against Trump cuts to ecological initiative

MILWAUKEE - A group representing Great Lakes region mayors in the U.S. and Canada is sounding the alarm against potentially drastic cuts to an...

First Nations want more say in park system

Giving indigenous people a greater say in the operation of national parks and the creation of new protected areas is on the agenda at...
Forest Path

Public Consultation Session for Update of the SSMRCA Managed Forest Plan

Sault Ste. Marie - Algoma-Manitoulin Forestry Services will be holding a Public Consultation Session for an updated Managed Forest Plan on behalf of the Sault...