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Tag: native plants

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Native plants program helps gardeners fight nature and climate crises

In the Zone, a collaboration between WWF-Canada and Carolinian Canada, makes it easy to garden for wildlife and climate in Ontario and Quebec through a partnership with Loblaw garden centres Toronto, ON, May 12,... Read More
In the Zone, a collaboration between WWF-Canada and Carolinian Canada, makes it easy to garden for wildlife and climate...
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‘Today we have gardens but before we designed… entire landscapes’

Anishinaabe Studies professor Mkomosé on how Indigenous food forests shape our ecosystems and what “having a connection to the land” means to him Growing up, it’s hard to say whether I was into this... Read More
Anishinaabe Studies professor Mkomosé on how Indigenous food forests shape our ecosystems and what “having a connection to the...
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How seed orchards fill a growing need for native plants

The restoration of vast degraded and fragmented areas into functioning and healthy habitats is one of the ambitious goals of our 10-year plan. Thing is, restoring hundreds of thousands of square kilometres requires millions... Read More
The restoration of vast degraded and fragmented areas into functioning and healthy habitats is one of the ambitious goals...
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Bumblebee at the Evergreen Brickworks, Toronto

Six easy steps to planting a wildlife-friendly garden

Your garden, backyard or balcony can help native wildlife recover and thrive. By including native plants in your green space, you can create living habitats that offer food and shelter to bees, caterpillars, butterflies,... Read More
Your garden, backyard or balcony can help native wildlife recover and thrive. By including native plants in your green...
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Wildlife Wednesday: Monarchs

In this edition of Wildlife Wednesday, WWF-Canada’s President & CEO Megan Leslie and WWF-Mexico’s Director of Conservation Maria Jose Villanueva guide you along the amazing journey of the monarch butterfly — from their summer homes in Canada to wintering forests... Read More
In this edition of Wildlife Wednesday, WWF-Canada’s President & CEO Megan Leslie and WWF-Mexico’s Director of Conservation Maria Jose Villanueva guide you along...
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Fieldnotes: Spring is coming! (Hopefully)

Restoring habitats one native plant at a time We’ve been talking a lot about biodiversity loss in Fieldnotes — about how human activities across Canada are destroying habitats and causing dramatic declines in caribou,... Read More
Restoring habitats one native plant at a time We’ve been talking a lot about biodiversity loss in Fieldnotes —...
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Restoring nature — one garden at a time

Your garden is blooming with wildlife-supporting potential. Native plants can provide food or habitat for hundreds of species, from insects, to birds and mammals, while non-native plants may support only a few. With gardeners... Read More
Your garden is blooming with wildlife-supporting potential. Native plants can provide food or habitat for hundreds of species, from...
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Holding the line for nature

Lundrigan’s Marsh is a protected wetland next to an industrial park. The community is making sure it’s not laid to waste. Read More
Lundrigan’s Marsh is a protected wetland next to an industrial park. The community is making sure it’s not laid...
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Seven rare species in the Carolinian zone

From unsung amphibian heroes to flying mammals, there are more rare species of plants and animals here than anywhere else in the country. Read More
From unsung amphibian heroes to flying mammals, there are more rare species of plants and animals here than anywhere...
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New troubles for monarchs and how you can help

The butterfly is continuing to lose ground in Mexico’s forests, but you can help monarchs rebound this spring by making the right choices for your garden. Read More
The butterfly is continuing to lose ground in Mexico’s forests, but you can help monarchs rebound this spring by...
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