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March 2010

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Piping Up Against Enbridge
Nature Canada has joined 150 First Nations, organizations, businesses and prominent Canadians in signing an open letter opposing the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline. The project would see oil from the tar sands piped to the B.C. coast, and crude oil tanker traffic in those coastal waters.
What's Enbridge planning?

Springtime Tips for the Garden
Reconnect with the earth after a long winter by planning your garden. Start by planting native wildflowers that will bloom throughout the spring and summer while providing habitat for wildlife in your yard.
5 native plants to beautify your garden

Setbacks for Wildlife in the Mackenzie Valley
Construction of the Mackenzie Gas Project could occur without safeguards to protect wildlife after important recommendations to address environmental sustainability were left out of a report by the National Energy Board this month.
On the Blog: Key recommendations for Mackenzie pipeline ignored

5 Nature-friendly Cleaning Tips
It's time for spring cleaning! But how clean is it when the chemicals we use in our homes end up in our rivers, lakes and the air? We offer some tips to leave your house sparkling while reducing your impact on nature.
Natural spring cleaning tips

Celebrate Earth Day April 22
2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity. Nature Canada has signed the Year of Biodiversity pledge. Find out what we've committed to doing to ensure biodiversity is protected in Canada, as well as actions you can take to celebrate and protect biodiversity on Earth Day and every day.
Take action for biodiversity this Earth Day

Book Review: Where the Wild Things Were
Learn about the wild animals that used to roam North America in William Stolzenburg's book. Find out how the natural landscape has changed, and some of the consequences as once-common species are driven to extinction.
Must-read book for nature lovers

Living by Water: Spring Edition
The days are getting longer, the sun is shining more, and the snow is beginning to melt. If you have a cabin, cottage or home on the water, ensure your shoreline is well maintained with these helpful tips.
Spring guide for Living by Water

Water Conservation Pledge
Count yourself in! Take the Water Conservation Pledge and commit to easy steps you can take at home to protect our water supply.
Sign the pledge today

Photo of the Month
A common winter visitor in backyards across the southern parts of Canada, this bird begins its migration north to breeding grounds in open, scrubby areas near the treeline this month as the days grow longer.
March Photo of the Month

Around the Bend
Want to get involved with nature-related events in your area? Check out our calendar to see what's coming up, or submit details for your event.
See our calendar


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Green Living Show 2010

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Nature Canada protects and conserves wildlife and habitats in Canada by engaging people and advocating on behalf of nature. With strategies based on sound science and passion for nature, Nature Canada effects change on issues of national significance, including bird conservation, wilderness protection, species at risk and national parks.

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