Climate change has people thinking deeply about the impacts of a changing environment and what it will mean on a small and large scale in the near and not-to-distant future. More and more, neighbours, neighbourhoods, communities and cities are making changes to limit and reduce the effects of climate change. You might even have your … More What’s your climate action for 2020?
Yes it’s true! According to a recent article in the Record, Kitchener’s tree canopy covers 26% of our city, whereas New York City’s covers 36 percent. In response to the many challenges facing our urban forest, the City of Kitchener has proposed a draft plan to improve tree management and protection on both public and private … More Did you know NYC has more trees than Kitchener?
Welcome to the Mount Hope RAIN Smart Working Group – and you are invited to join the first gathering of this group! Since the introduction of the Rain Ready project in summer 2016, REEP Green Solutions has heard of some exciting rain saver project already underway in the Mount Hope neighbourhood and the contest winners’ project … More You’re so thrifty, you even want to save raindrops!
Our midtown Mount Hope neighbourhood is already a participant in the Rain Ready neighbourhoods initiative, but here’s another climate change focused opportunity. ClimateActionWR is looking for Sector Committee members for the ClimateActionWR plan, and are particularly interested in getting neighbourhood representatives engaged in the Residential Sector Committee. If you are interested, please contact Mary Jane … More Climate change and neighbourhoods