Green Living Course at Canadore College

Green LivingApril 20th and April 27th
10am-2pm
Canadore West Parry Sound Campus

Learn how to create a healthier home, support local food programs, and utilize active transportation. Alternative cleaning supplies, simple energy and water conservation tips to save you money will be discussed. Head outside to discover the biosphere in your backyard from wildlife and species at risk to understanding the ecology of Georgian Bay.

$105.15 for both sessions

Register Online here!

The Ontario Reptile & Amphibians Atlas app

The Ontario Reptile & Amphibians Atlas app has arrived.

Ontario Nature’s Ontario Reptile & Amphibian Atlas App will allow you to learn about Ontario’s reptiles and amphibians, report sightings to a provincial conservation program, and track your sightings.

App features:
•Identify more than 50 species of reptiles and amphibians that occur in Ontario
•Profile on each species includes 3 colour photos, a current range map, and descriptive text for identification
•Report sightings of species to the Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas
•All submitted observations recorded in “My sightings” allows users to keep track of species they’ve seen*
•Links to www.ontarionature.org/atlas to provide more information on species
•Uses phone’s internal mapping software, camera, and clock to allow you to submit sightings in less than 30 seconds while in the field.

This project is supported by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Species at Risk Stewardship Fund and Environment Canada’s Habitat Stewardship Program.

This app is currently available for iPhone, iTouch and iPad. Android app will be available later in 2013!

(http://www.ontarionature.org/protect/species/app.php)

If you don’t have any of the mobile devices listed, please visit our Species at Risk page to report a sighting.