Biodiversity and Human Health Helpful resources have been produced by the CBD to better make sense of the strong links between biodiversity and health. Get started deepening your understanding here.
Sure-Hits for Your Next Landscape By Jeff Gibson, Ball Seed Landscape Business Manager Choosing plants in the spring is an exciting time for landscape designers. Finding the right varieties that will perform well and through the summer is key to a successful landscape. When it’s time to pick plants that are true performers, be sure […]
Manual for starting and designing urban agriculture projects DOWNLOAD THE MANUAL
Mapping Civic Measurement: How are we assessing readiness and opportunities for an engaged citizenry?
Mapping Civic Measurement: How are we assessing readiness and opportunities for an engaged citizenry? A REPORT FROM The Institute for Citizens & Scholars Download PDF
“Phragmites australis: Why we cannot afford to ignore this invasion” webinar with Janice M. Gilbert This webinar was originally recorded on March 2, 2022 for the Freshwater Stewardship Community webinar series: https://watersheds.ca/freshwater-stewardship/ This presentation provides background information on Canada’s worst invasive plant, why it is such a concern, and control methods used in sensitive habitats. […]
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Executive Summary The regulation of pesticides in Canada is a complex process, involving various Acts, regulations, guidelines, directives and by-laws from all three levels of government: Federal, Provincial and Municipal. The end goal is to ensure mitigation of risks associated with the use of pesticide products. Traditionally the responsibility of the Federal and Provincial governments, […]
Executive Summary Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) is a method used to assess the total cost of ownership for a project, or elements of a project. Increased development is creating greater impervious areas in the built environment, causing stormwater runoff volumes to rise and add to the workload of municipal waste water treatment plants. Treating, […]
Easy steps to gardening success! Click Here to download the guide
This veggie gardening “how to” guide has been a labour of love, written and illustrated with the passionate belief in the power of veggie gardening to provide solutions to many issues of our time. A handful of seeds, a bit of space – whether in a front or backyard, in a container on a balcony, […]
About The purpose of this Standard is to document acceptable Canadian landscape construction practices as agreed upon by the CSLA, the CNLA, government authorities and other industry associations. Using the standard The single, authoritative resource for landscape construction projects across Canada. The Canadian Landscape has been prepared by a joint Standing Committee of the Canadian Society of […]
PLT Canada’s A Guide to Green Jobs in Canada: Voices of Indigenous Professionals is a 60-page booklet featuring first-person stories from 12 First Nations and Inuit leaders working in the forest, conservation, and parks sectors across Canada. The Indigenous role models spotlighted in the guide describe what inspired them to pursue green careers and share lessons learned from lived experiences. Their stories reflect […]