Posts Tagged ‘environment’

  • University to study well water issue

    Mar 13, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News1 Comment

      In order to answer the question about how much black shale is safe to be ingested, Water Wells First is teaming up with the University of Windsor to study the issue. Kevin Jakubec, spokesperson for WWF, made the announcement from the home of Angie and...

  • Thunderstorms loom for C-K

    Apr 19, 17 • 0 Views • Local NewsNo Comments

    Nice, warm weather in April usually means one thing, right? You guessed it, we are under a severe thunderstorm watch. This from Environment Canada: Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Chatham-Kent – Rondeau Park Windsor – Leamington –...

  • Great Lakes protection a hot topic

    Oct 14, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Local residents will lose input and bear additional cost as a result of the Great Lakes Protection Act passed in the Ontario Legislature, says Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP Rick Nicholls. Nicholls blasted the bill last week, saying it creates an additional layer of...

  • Hard work rewarded

    Mar 24, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life16 Comments

      As some folks tear down woodlots in the area, one local couple is being recognized for their efforts in preserving – and improving – theirs. Chatham Mazda from Chatham Voice on Vimeo. Chatham’s Gary and Marilyn Eagleson recently were named...

  • If I had a million dollars

    Mar 9, 15 • 0 Views • LifeNo Comments

    By Dan Kraus, Special to The Voice Someone recently asked me how I would invest a million dollars to help conserve Lake Erie. My first thoughts were that I would use that money to protect wetlands and other habitats on the coast, or maybe to help farmers...

  • Lack of monarch butterfly sightings spark worry

    Aug 7, 13 • 2698 Views • Feature Story, Life7 Comments

    Normally this time of year, it’s not an unusual sight to see monarch butterflies flapping their distinctive orange, white and black wings through the air. This year is another story altogether. According to Nature Conservancy of Canada conservation...