Township of South Stormont Ontario Bulletin for July 2013 – Check Them Out on Facebook Now Too!

Township of South Stormont Ontario Bulletin for July 2013 – Check Them Out on Facebook Now Too!

TOWNSHIP OF SOUTH STORMONT Contact Information Town Hall Telephone: 613-534-8889 or 1-800-265-3915 Fax: 613-534-2280 Address: 2 Mille Roches Road, PO Box 84, Long Sault, ON K0C 1P0 Email Address: info@southstormont.ca Council Mayor Bryan McGillis 613-937-3116 bmcgillis@southstormont.ca   Deputy Mayor Tammy Hart 613-984-2543       tammy.farms@xplornet.com   Councillor Cindy Woods 613-537-2977 cindy_woods@xplornet.com   Councillor Barry Brownlee 613-537-9753   Councillor Richard […]

Nature News from Niagara Falls and Cornwall, Ontario. Submitted Announcements.

Nature News from Niagara Falls and Cornwall, Ontario.  Submitted Announcements.

CFN – As we transition into summer, we’re pleased to pass along two family  friendly events scheduled this Friday and Saturday.  Both of these organizations celebrate the Natural World that delights and surrounds us… if we would just stop… to look… and appreciate. Grand Opening of Heartland Forest Nature Centre Niagara Falls, ON – Since Heartland […]

South Stormont Economic Development Strategic Plan Community Consultation Sessions June 5th, 11th, and 19th, 2013

South Stormont Economic Development Strategic Plan Community Consultation Sessions June 5th, 11th, and 19th, 2013

Township of South Stormont to Update its Economic Development Strategic Plan   CFN –  An Economic Development Strategic Plan was developed for the Township of South Stormont in the early part of 2006. The Plan identified 4 main strategic goals for the Township: Maintain the basic supports for a favourable business climate and a healthy […]

Township of South Stormont Ontario Bulletin for June 2013 – Check Them Out on Facebook Now Too!

Township of South Stormont Ontario Bulletin for June 2013 – Check Them Out on Facebook Now Too!

TOWNSHIP OF SOUTH STORMONT Contact Information Town Hall Telephone: 613-534-8889 or 1-800-265-3915 Fax: 613-534-2280 Address: 2 Mille Roches Road, PO Box 84, Long Sault, ON K0C 1P0 Email Address: info@southstormont.ca Council Mayor Bryan McGillis 613-937-3116 mayor@southstormont.ca   Deputy Mayor Tammy Hart 613-984-2543       tammy.farms@xplornet.com   Councillor Cindy Woods 613-537-2977 cindy_woods@xplornet.com   Councillor Barry Brownlee 613-537-9753   Councillor Richard […]

Food Glorious food…right in your own backyard.

Food Glorious food…right in your own backyard.

CFN – We have a couple of wonderful food events happening this coming week-end in the Cornwall, Ontario area.  We trust all our readers from across the on-line world will take the time to read about these community events as these happenings bring community together to share information about growing and finding wild food sources right […]

Late Breaking News from the St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences

CFN – Submitted Media Advisory What: TED Fellow and American Inventor Sonaar Luthra will be speaking in Cornwall tomorrow evening, Wednesday, May 15th at 6:30 pm as a special guest of the River Institute and the US Embassy Where: The St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences ( 2 St. Lawrence Drive on the St. […]

Insects…an intricate part of the circle of life by Jacqueline Milner.

There are so many life forms that surround us, especially this time of the year.  Crawling, flying, hanging insects are eveywhere, above and below ground.  These tiny creatures are intricately connected to each and everyone of us and I’m certain help to maintain a healthy balance of our world in ways that we have yet […]

Photo of the Day by J.Milner

CFN – The skeletal remains lay in testimony to the once vibrant flora village that stood in this place.  In the distance, the robins chirped their evening prayer of thanks for all that sustained them on this bright, sunny day…especially the tall ones that remained. Check out this video about “How Trees Communicate”.   http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/05/02/how-trees-communicate-video/

Community Day at the 20th Annual River Symposium, Cornwall, Ontario.

CFN – Submitted Article – Interested in Birding, Fishing, Farming or Forests?  The St. Lawrence River Institute is hosting a Community Day, May 16th,  at St. Lawrence College Aultsville Hall, Cornwall, Ontario, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Admission is FREE and the public and students are welcome and encouraged to attend various workshops throughout […]

Easy yard work in chewable chunks with the right tools…Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner.

Easy yard work in chewable chunks with the right tools…Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner.

The warmer weather has finally arrived.  Wonderful!  I’m certain many of us were out getting dirty, cleaning up our yards, and perhaps readying our garden plots for some flowers and vegetables.  Many of us tend to try and get all the tasks done in one day and end up discouraged and very sore the following […]

Township of South Stormont Ontario Bulletin for May 2013 – Check Them Out on Facebook Now Too!

Township of South Stormont Ontario Bulletin for May 2013 – Check Them Out on Facebook Now Too!

TOWNSHIP OF SOUTH STORMONT Contact Information Town Hall Telephone: 613-534-8889 or 1-800-265-3915 Fax: 613-534-2280 Address: 2 Mille Roches Road, PO Box 84, Long Sault, ON K0C 1P0 Email Address: info@southstormont.ca Council Mayor Bryan McGillis 613-937-3116 mayor@southstormont.ca   Deputy Mayor Tammy Hart 613-984-2543       tammy.farms@xplornet.com   Councillor Cindy Woods 613-537-2977 cindy_woods@xplornet.com   Councillor Barry Brownlee 613-537-9753   Councillor Richard […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Goodbye Friend – Sad End to a Tree

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Goodbye Friend – Sad End to a Tree

CFN – Sadness enveloped my heart as I witnessed a once vibrant life had been snuffed out. Many years ago I first noticed this lovely specimen.  It had taken up residence next to the post box which I travelled to on a regular basis; I couldn’t help but notice its regal stature.  The tree, a Manitoba Maple, […]

Genetically Modified Salmon, Hay…Stop the madness please!! by Jacqueline Milner

Genetically Modified Salmon, Hay…Stop the madness please!! by Jacqueline Milner

  So much going on these days…talks of Genetically Modified (GM) salmon out East, GM alfalfa hay, another oil spill down south………………STOP THE MADNESS…..please!! Amid all this talk of Franken-food and the hand of man slapping our Sacred Earth once again with the consequences of dirty oil and GM-food, I can’t help but wonder why […]

A call for a Day of Action to Stop GM Alfalfa was issued by the National Farmers Union-Ontario.

A call for a Day of Action to Stop GM Alfalfa was issued by the National Farmers Union-Ontario.

This call for a Day of Action to Stop GM Alfalfa was  issued by the National Farmers Union-Ontario. WHEN: Tuesday April 9, 2013, 12 noon (sharp) to 1 pm WHERE: Kingston, Ottawa (details below) and many other sites across eastern Canada Bring your banners. Bring your voices. Together we can stop the release of GM alfalfa. Monsanto’s genetically […]

Sweeping exemptions would leave endangered species sliding toward extinction.

Sweeping exemptions would leave endangered species sliding toward extinction.

Submitted Media Release…April 4, 2013. Some 65 species have been waiting and waiting for habitat protection – on average for 19 years Sixty-five species slated to receive mandatory habitat protection this summer under Ontario’s Endangered Species Act, 2007 (ESA) may be out of luck if the government proceeds with sweeping exemptions to the act. A […]

What is my part in this? Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner

  Did we (man) ever take into consideration how our own actions would affect our community before proceeding with a project or deed?  We seem to be quick to take on a ‘killing’ mentality when we are met with a perceived threat.  I see one of the biggest threats to our own selves is our […]

South Stormont Council Updated On Solar Farm by Reg Coffey – March 27, 2013

South Stormont Council Updated On Solar Farm by Reg Coffey – March 27, 2013

CFN – The council of the Township of South Stormont met last night for one of their regular council meetings. The agenda was published before the meeting on their web site and was followed exactly as posted. http://southstormont.ca/council/meetings.php There were no protests, no angry comments, no posturing by councillors and all questions were right on […]