The Bee’s Knees

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For this edition of Dear Mabel, Mabel is joined by Chelsea Sherbut from the Lethbridge Bee Enthusiasts. Dear Mabel:  I purchased a bee house to hang this year, but currently our yard does not have any bee attracting plants. My … Continued

Growing Food Without a Farm

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Did Seedy Saturday inspire you to want to start your own garden? Click here to learn about soils, plot location, starting seeds and other basics to get your started!

To Tree or Not to Tree?

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Dear Mabel, I’m struggling to decide between a real and an artificial Christmas tree. Can you tell me which choice is better for the environment?   A. Artificial trees will save you money in the long run, they do have … Continued

New Local Food Map for Southern Alberta

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Chinook Food Connect has recently released a map showing the locations of local food producers around southern Alberta. The map highlights different small-scale producers who grow everything from garlic to bison. Chinook Food Connect describes themselves as a caring community in … Continued

It Shouldn’t Cost the Earth

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Dear Mabel, Saving the environment seems really expensive. Big ticket items like solar panels or home improvements are well out of my budget and even smaller changes aren’t easy. What can I do that literally won’t cost me any money? … Continued

November Events

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November 2, 5-8 pm. Environment Lethbridge Annual General Meeting at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre. November 7, 4-6 pm Green Drinks Owl Acoustic Lounge 411-3 Ave S, Lethbridge Have a drink, meet some new people, answer some green trivia questions, win some great prizes. … Continued

10 Tips to Go Zero Waste

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Following last week’s Zero Waste Workshop with Camille Fairbanks, we wanted to highlight some of top waste reduction tips that are easy to follow and a great way to kickstart a zero waste lifestyle! When looking towards a zero waste … Continued

Keeping the Heat In

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A reader asks: How do I make the best choices when it comes to home improvements and renovations for energy efficiency? A: There are many ways to improve your home’s energy efficiency. So many, in fact, that we will break … Continued

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