Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Government of Manitoba, Canada to Introduce Legislation That Would Protect Children From Synthetic Chemical Lawn Pesticides

Gov't of Manitoba
First-of-its-kind Legislation in Canada would offer Synthetic Chemical Pesticide-free Zones 
On School, Daycare, Hospital Grounds:  Minister Mackintosh

To mark Earth Day, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh outlined proposals today that would protect children and reduce their exposure to potentially harmful synthetic chemical pesticides.


Earth Week: Bark Beetles Change Rocky Mountain Stream Flows, Affect Water Quality

ScienceDaily

If you guessed that trees are all that's being affected by the recent infestation of the pine bark beetle, guess again. Full story here.