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Quinte Conservation Envirominute Podcast

Author: jennifer may-anderson

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Listen to our short, one to two minute Envirominute podcasts. We post a new one every week. Look for our podcast in the Podcasts app or in the iTunes Store
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Have you ever wondered why leaves change colour in the fall? Did you know you can find out about a tree’s health based on when their leaves change colour? Listen to this week’s podcast to find out more fascinating facts about fall leaves!
If you live in a rural area or have a cottage, the wastewater and sewage from your home is likely treated by a septic system. Septic systems can pollute drinking water sources if they are not properly maintained. Find out more in this week's podcast.
Almost everyone packs a lunch for their work or school day, and that means a lot of waste! Listen in to this week’s podcast to find out some tips and tricks on how you can bring as little waste as possible.
We share our environment with wildlife and it is important that we keep both ourselves, and the animals we share the planet with safe. This week’s podcast focuses on how we can do our part to protect wildlife and keep our ecosystems healthy.
Invasive Species and Hiking

Invasive Species and Hiking

2017-08-2300:01:25

Invasive species are dangerous to local ecosystems and you might be spreading them without even realizing it! Listen to this week’s podcast to learn more about how you can prevent the spread of invasive species throughout Ontario.
Anyone who spends a reasonable amount of time outdoors will see dragonflies on a regular basis, but how much do we really know about these interesting insects? You’re in for a treat this week as we explore what makes these bugs so fascinating!
Commercial Fertilizer is used in agriculture and also on recreational, institutional, industrial and residential properties. In Ontario its application, handling and storage are considered a potential threat to drinking water sources. Find out more in this week's podcast.
In the information era, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep our children engaged with the outdoors and nature. We must keep in mind that this doesn’t make it any less important, outdoor education still forms an integral part of any child’s development. If you’re interested in learning some tips and tricks on how to do this, look no further than this week’s podcast!
Discover Birding

Discover Birding

2017-07-2600:01:29

Birding is a great activity for all ages. It’s also an excellent way to explore our local Conservation Areas and gain an appreciation for wildlife and the outdoors. Find out how to get started in this week's podcast.
Electrofishing

Electrofishing

2017-07-1900:01:27

Quinte Conservation staff are often out in the field doing many types of monitoring and sampling so we can check on the health of our watersheds. One of the ways we check for healthy waterways is electrofishing. Find out more in this week's podcast.
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