West Coast Reduction To Close Rendering Plant …Someday

West Coast Reduction (WCR) has responded to our recent post "Something in the Air" about its request for a new air pollution permit. The form letter sent by WCR's Environmental Manager Paul Faber suggests that the company plans to shut down the rendering plant on North Commercial Drive. No date is given beyond “we have … Continue reading West Coast Reduction To Close Rendering Plant …Someday

McCarthy Stadium Construction Continues into 2021

McCarthy Stadium - 20 December 2020 It’s been just over six months since the start of stadium construction at Notre Dame. The school initially predicted the work would be done this month, but they are well behind schedule. Wilco, the company building McCarthy Stadium, will be taking a break during the holidays. It's expected only … Continue reading McCarthy Stadium Construction Continues into 2021

Notre Dame Poplars – Wild Bird Trust of BC Concerned for Nesting Birds

They want to see biologist's report that allowed falling during nesting season The Wild Bird Trust of BC is concerned about cutting down the Kaslo Street poplars during nesting season. They wonder, as do we, how such a significant urban green space could apparently contain so few nesting birds. The group is asking for the … Continue reading Notre Dame Poplars – Wild Bird Trust of BC Concerned for Nesting Birds

Biologist to Determine When We Lose Kalso Street Poplars

A pair of northern flickers playing near a crows nest in the Notre Dame poplars As we noted in our post yesterday, Notre Dame is about to start construction on McCarthy Stadium. They plan to begin with "tree work" this week, raising concerns about what this might mean for the Lombardy poplars and any birds … Continue reading Biologist to Determine When We Lose Kalso Street Poplars