Tip of the Week: More trees = less crime?

Recent Sustainable Orillia articles and “Tips of the Week” have examined, on the one hand, the relationship between student achievement and the presence of mature trees on school grounds and, […]

Simple Steps to reduce Food Waste this Summer

Summer is just around the corner, and with the warm weather and longer sunlit days comes an influx of fresh, locally-grown fruits and veggies which we all love. Unfortunately, sometimes […]

Tip of the Week: Notes from my Backyard, Part 1

By Susan Mctavish, for Sustainable Orillia It’s well-documented that there has been a massive decline in biodiversity over the last few decades.  Fifty years ago I saw and heard large […]