Photo courtesy of Yens Pedersen. Participants of an introduction to beekeeping course huddled around a hive fully decked out in white suits, gloves and veils, watching a honey comb extraction. Their instructor, dressed in khaki shorts and a button down shirt, instructed the course with […]
By: Kayla Guerrette Mark Brigham is known as the bat man. Brigham, a biologist at the University of Regina, wants to save all of the bats found in Saskatchewan. Over the years it has become more of a daunting task. For the past 10 years, […]
Scott Goldie, an ice fisher by hobby, waits until January to put his ice shack out. “I want there to be over a foot of ice before I go out with a shack,” Goldie said. “[By January] in my mind, it’s safe and I generally […]
Carrie Smith, a library assistant at the Prince of Wales branch of The Regina Public Library and self-described “community garden cheer captain,” is bringing another season of fresh produce and life lessons to her library’s patrons. To get ready for this summer’s garden, which will […]
With Canadians using up to 15 billion plastic bags each year, Sobeys plans to remove 225 million – enough to wrap around the world twice. Since Jan 31, customers at the chain’s 255 grocery stores can no longer get a plastic bag at check stands […]
The Queen City has a new label: Tree City of the World. The Mayor’s office released on Tuesday that Regina had become the ninth Canadian city – 59th in the world – to be granted the title. “This designation is the result of generations of […]
The evening opened with Minister Cameron Fraser introducing the audience with a recognition of the territory where Knox Metropolitan United Church is situated. “In terms of Treaty 4 Territory, particularly in the United Church of Canada we recognize that we have not had a history […]
It’s commonly referred to as the ‘zombie deer disease.’ Chronic wasting disease (CWD), which is always fatal in cervids like deer, moose, elk and caribou, is increasing in Saskatchewan—and research is warning about its potential threat to humans who consume infected meat. The contagious disease […]
Last week, the Saskatchewan Prairie Conservation Action Plan delivered a series of webinars to local ranchers to show them how they can save native prairie and make money too.
Have you ever heard of a smooth goosefoot? What about a western spiderwort?