April 22nd is Earth Day and this year, the event is dedicated to improving our global environmental and climate literacy. The campaign will celebrate educational projects that empower citizens with the facts and knowledge they need to protect our planet for the future.
Canada’s new feathered representative is the gray jay, which lives in all 13 provinces and territories and is known as the friendly spirit in Canada’s wild northern boreal and mountain forests.
There are so many claims and falsehoods swirling around the blogosphere about the need to “save trees” that a false impression has been created about our forests being destroyed. The truth is that in North America, we grow many more trees than we harvest, thanks to sustainable forestry practices which constantly replenish this renewable resource. (more…)