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Giant Hogweed: What is it?

Giant Hogweed: What is it? Living up to it’s name, Giant Hogweed can grow between 3 and 4 meters tall and when in bloom, carries an umbrella shape of small white flowers. It is often mistaken for angelica or cow parsnip due to its similar leaf pattern, but it is most commonly recognized by its flowering stalks, […]

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From the Archives: Barn Swallows

From the June 2016 Newsletter, by Julie Dyer (former Biodiversity Apprentice, student at Dalhousie University) Barn Swallows are aerial insectivores – birds that feed on flying insects. This group of birds (which includes swifts, swallows, flycatchers, and goatsuckers) is experiencing alarming population declines across Canada, and are particularly severe in northeastern North America. Barn Swallows […]

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Renewable Energy Workshops

Looking for some February Fun? We’re hosting two *FREE* renewable energy workshops at our satellite office in The Ville Cooperative in partnership with the Fredericton Makerspace!  Energy Efficiency – February 9, 6-7pm We’ll be going over some basic things like checking appliance energy usage, phantom loads, etc. before doing a talk about insulation and how […]

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