Category Archives: Species at Risk

Hanging Out With Bats Is Fun

Hanging out with Bats is Fun Getting to the vicinity of “The American Camp”, within the footprint of Bow Lake/ Nodin Kitagan wind farm (BL/NK), requires determination, 4×4, brush hook, dexterity and time to drive cautiously around or through, potholes, … Continue reading

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Catastrophic Man-Made Global Warming Policies

Writing a post-season report on bat monitoring has a slightly ghoulish feel, not because the little flying mammals are associated with Hallowe’en, but because many species are in danger of extinction.  While the icon of climate alarmism, the polar bear, is … Continue reading

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Bats about you

In Fata v Minister of the Environment the ERT considered it a novel and unproven theory when the 240 appeal, represented by Mr. Raivo Ukkivi, argued that the additional mortality caused by IWT, especially to bats that might be somewhat … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Stewardship

painting by Oak Ridges Moraine artist Harry Stooshinoff   The Oak Ridges Moraine region was a model of how community stewardship of the great aquifer, which was dubbed the “rain barrel” of southern Ontario, could become a driving force for … Continue reading

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Justice Turned Turtle

   Significant habitat: Midland Painted Turtles basking at the northern extent of their range. “Significant” Midland Painted Turtle habitat (as defined by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forests, OMNRF) at the northern extent of their range went unidentified … Continue reading

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The Roads to Turbine Hell

The roads to turbine Hell 60 Km of new roads and over 40Km of transmission/collector lines cut through the forest. Despite our desperate resistance to the economic suicide of the allegedly ‘Green’ Energy Act,  giant monuments to greed and gullibility … Continue reading

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Flexible standards

Bird and bat mortality monitoring protocols specify searching a 50 metre radius from the centre of the turbine column. As can be seen from the photos below, this turbine pad extends only 8 metres behind the turbine and 12 metres … Continue reading

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