Trees Impact Local Weather and Save Energy

A recent study utilizing computer models, by researchers at the University of British Columbia has shown how trees have an impact on local weather thereby saving energy. Put simply, buildings without trees around are exposed to greater wind pressure whereby air is forced into a building through cracks and crevasses…

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Dr. Marilyne Jollineau earns CAG Award for Service to Geography Profession

Dr. Marilyne Jollineau Brock University

Brock University’s Dr. Marilyne Jollineau has been named as the 2017 recipient of the Canadian Association of Geographers’ (CAG) Award for Service to the Profession of Geography. This award recognises Jollineau’s outstanding contribution to the development of Geography in Canada as a supporter and mentor of many graduate and undergraduate…

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treeOcode Gets Boost from Niagara College Project

The Niagara College treeOcode Niagara project has received a boost in the number of trees in the inventory thanks to a project by three enthusiastic College students and their Environmental Management and Assessment program internship project. Roshana Johnson, Ojebode Ayodeji Daniel and Jackson Tran have added 184 planting sites to the treeOcode…

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treeOcode Niagara Receives We Are Cities Grant

GEOSPATIAL NIAGARA FOSTERS INNOVATION IN THE COMMUNITY WITH SUPPORT FROM THE WE ARE CITIES GRANT St. Catharines based Geospatial Niagara received $3000 from the We Are Cities Community Innovation Grant Program to engage students and citizens through raising awareness of the value that trees in urban parks provide and to…

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