Repost: Inspired Urban Re-Wilding

Repost: Inspired Urban Re-Wilding

Photo Credit: Jane Eligh-Feryn  This blog was first published on January 21, 2020. By Annemarie Reimer As she looked out at the piece of manicured parkland at the bottom of the hill by Lower Queen’s Park and Lakeside Drive, Jane Eligh-Feryn imagined a native plant...
Repost: Leading with a Green Heart

Repost: Leading with a Green Heart

It’s the 1st anniversary of our Climate Momentum blog! We thank our volunteer writers and all those who have shared their experience and knowledge to highlight positive climate-related projects in Stratford and Perth County. To celebrate, we are re-posting some...
Stratford’s Green Bin Program is Ready to Launch!

Stratford’s Green Bin Program is Ready to Launch!

By Larke Turnbull Stratford is about to get greener – and not because spring is coming. In the next few weeks, the city will roll out its green bin program that aims to keep organic waste out of our landfill. The bins will be delivered starting the week of March 9,...
Walking and Wheeling to School!

Walking and Wheeling to School!

By Dariel Bateman Meet Samantha (“Sam”) McGuinness, Stratford’s School Travel Planning Facilitator, which is a new position funded through the Ministry of Education and Green Communities Canada. At first glance, just what does her role have to do with climate change? ...
Stratford City Council Declares a Climate Emergency

Stratford City Council Declares a Climate Emergency

By Anne Carbert At its February 10th meeting, Stratford City Council passed a climate emergency declaration as well as an additional motion to set 2030 and 2050 targets for greenhouse gas emissions reductions and report back to the City’s Infrastructure,...