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Huge Thanks! April 24 2019, 0 Comments

Vancouver City staff and council heard from all over North America and from Europe. As Vancouver has an international image as a “green” city, I believe that international comments are fully valid. They also heard from many, many people from Vancouver. They received letters from those who have a personal fondness for this area, and … Continue reading Huge Thanks!

Environmental Dead Zone September 27 2018, 0 Comments

My previous post was more of a sentimental ode to the patch of scrappy urban nature that may soon be gone. This one is bit more pragmatic — and a plea to any readers who know of research or information that would support the preservation of a few more fragments of wildlife habitat and green … Continue reading Environmental Dead Zone

Urban Nature Is Fragile September 26 2018, 0 Comments

I am filled with sadness every time I look out of my window lately. We have lived here for 27 years and my favourite view has always been of the row of Lombardy poplars fringing the private school at the end of our block. In the fall it is golden, in the winter and early … Continue reading Urban Nature Is Fragile