Bruce Power launches Carbon Offset Accelerator Fund
Bruce Power is launching a $1 million Carbon Offset Accelerator Fund to support carbon sequestration and offset projects in the Clean Energy Frontier Region of Bruce, Grey and Huron counties and throughout Ontario. The Fund will be used to accelerate grassroots projects that will support the company’s goal of being Net Zero by 2027. “Bruce […]
The Catch: Cruising the Great Lakes
Broadcasting in our monthly PBS television program, The Catch is a Great Lakes Now series that brings you more news about the lakes you love. Go beyond the headlines with reporters from around the region who cover the lakes and drinking water issues. Find all the work HERE.
This month, The Catch features a story about cruising the Great Lakes.
A lesser known Great Lakes treasure: sea glass
The North American Sea Glass Association held its 16th Annual Sea Glass Festival at Maumee Bay State Park Lodge on Lake Erie – the first time it wasn’t held at a saltwater venue.
“This is probably the crème de la crème of festivals,” said Beverly Vinch, of Washed Ashore Jewelry, based in Avon Lake, Ohio.
Garb and Gear owners donate remaining inventory to Salvation Army
The former owners of a longtime local sporting goods store in Owen Sound have donated apparel and equipment estimated to be worth tens of thousands of dollars to the Salvation Army. Janice and Brian Warrilow operated Garb and Gear for nearly four decades before closing the store earlier this spring. The store first opened in […]
Owen Sound Sexual Health Clinic running again
The Grey Bruce Health Unit has reopened the Owen Sound Sexual Health Clinic after it was forced to close early in the COVID-19 pandemic due to staff redeployment. The clinic had a soft opening in the middle of last month, with the first full-day clinic on July 20. They will now run Wednesdays from 9 […]
Mapping the Great Lakes: Where to find your sugar maples
The Great Lakes region may be best known for its freshwater resources, but another resource it has in abundance is its maple syrup. Canada is the world’s leading producer of maple syrup, generating 75% of the global supply. Within Canada, the province of Quebec is the top producer (96.4%) of maple syrup products followed by Ontario.