As the age of 60 draws near, many farmers are thinking of moving off the farm, not starting from scratch; but in 1998 that’s exactly what Macoun area farmers Jim and Elaine Bachorcik did. Read more…
In 2006, the SaskPower Shand Greenhouse donated over 484,000 trees, shrubs and native wildflowers to communities and individuals across Saskatchewan for environmental projects.
SaskPower Shand Greenhouse and its two partners - Saskatchewan Regional Parks Association (SPRA) and Saskatchewan Dutch Elm Disease Association (SDEDA) have completed a three-year pilot program to establish seven mini-nurseries across the province.
One year later, and the feedback we’re receiving on the Western Red Lily Centennial Project continues to be both positive and plentiful!
How and when should I pick Seabuckthorn and Buffaloberry?
If you choose to put the effort into collecting Seabuckthorn or Buffaloberry fruit, you will be rewarded with a fresh, healthy and unique taste.
Here’s a fun activity, but it can also be a bit tricky. Ask an adult to help.
Mark your calendars!
|March 15, 2007||Deadline for 2007 tree seedling applications|
|April 1 - August 31||Elm tree pruning ban dates|
|April 22, 2006||Earth Day|
|May 2 - 3||Annual SaskPower Shand Greenhouse seedling distribution|
|June 3 - 9||Canadian Environment Week|
|June 3 - 9||Commuter Challenge|
|June 5||World Environment Day|
|June 6||Clean Air Day|